CREW Orlando is proud to announce our 2022 Woman at the Top: Dr. Mae C. Jemison.
Dr. Jemison broke more than the sound barrier in 1992 when she climbed aboard the space shuttle Endeavour and became the first woman of color to travel into space. She was also NASA’s first Science Mission Specialist performing experiments in material science, life science and human adaptation to weightlessness. Dr. Jemison is a highly sought-after speaker on issues of health care, social responsibility, technology, education, STEM, and motivation.
Her accolades include:
- First African American woman in space
- Founder and President, the Jemison Group and BioSentient Corp, two medical technology companies
- Currently leading 100 Year Starship to assure human interstellar space travel to another star within the next century
- Inductee National Women’s Hall of Fame & International Space Hall of Fame
- You can read more about Dr. Jemison’s legacy here.