Each story we tell is woven together from dozens of sources—from library books and online articles, to crumbling archival letters and family photos. You can explore some of them here.
Yvonne Clark and Irene Sharpe: An interview conducted by Lauren Kata, Anne Perusek, Isabelle French, and Dianne Deturris for the Society of Women Engineers, June 29, 2001.
An interview conducted by Carol Lawson and Yvonne Clark for the Society of Women Engineers and StoryCorps, October 26, 2007.
To celebrate Black History Month, the SWE African-American Affinity Group is sharing the story of Y. Y. Clark’s rich and impactful legacy!
This pathbreaking book goes beyond the lip-service traditionally paid to Black women scientists and illuminates their scientific contributions, struggles, strategies, and triumphs. Drawn heavily from primary sources, Warren's original reference guide includes biographies of more than 100 Black women scientists.
The core of this book is 88 profiles with photographs of women scientists and engineers whose diversity is stunning. Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering includes research scientists and engineers in areas from biochemistry to mathematics, from neuroscience to computer science, from animal science to civil engineering.
Author Diann Jordan took a journey to find out what inspired and daunted black women in their desire to become scientists in America. Letting 18 prominent black women scientists talk for themselves, Sisters in Science becomes an oral history stretching across decades and disciplines and desires.