Person: Washington, Talitha


Talitha Washington is an American mathematician who, in 2001, became the first African American to graduate with a doctorate in mathematics from the University of Connecticut. She became co-leader of the National Science Foundation's 'Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions' programme and won the 2019 Black Engineer of the Year STEM Innovator Award.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 9 January 1974, Frankfort, Indiana, USA.

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African American, Origin Usa, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive