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January 17, 2017 AT 12:00 pm

‘Hidden Figures’ stars encourage girls to pursue STEM careers during LA screening #MakerEducation

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Via EdSource.

Eighth-grader Monica Hernandez arrived at the University of Southern California excited to see in person some of her favorite stars, including Grammy winner Pharrell Williams and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, as part of a special screening of the movie “Hidden Figures.”

“Hidden Figures” chronicles the team of African-American women who provided NASA important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions, including the launch of astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth.

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