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Mae C. Jemison

Born: 17-Oct-1956
Birthplace: Decatur, AL

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Astronaut

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First African-American woman in space

NASA astronaut, 1987-93. Entered space 12 September 1992, Space Shuttle Endeavor.

    University: BS Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
    University: BA African Studies, Stanford University
    Medical School: MD, Cornell University (1981)
    Professor: Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College (1995-2002)
    Administrator: Trustee, Spelman College

    The Jemison Group, Inc. Founder and President
    BioSentient Corporation
    Member of the Board of Gen-Probe
    Member of the Board of Kimberly-Clark (2002-)
    Member of the Board of Scholastic
    Member of the Board of Valspar
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    Aspen Institute Board of Directors
    Institute of Medicine
    Obama for America
    Peace Corps

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