Press

Dr. Mae and Team Establish 100 Year Starship

May 17th, 2012

THE DOROTHY JEMISON FOUNDATION FOR EXCELLENCE For Immediate Release Contact: Jenny Lawhorn, jlawhorn@scottcircle.com 202-821-8898 Mae Jemison and Team Establish 100 Year Starship. With Goal to Make Interstellar Space Travel Reality by 2112 HOUSTON, TX, May 17, 2012 –The Dorothy Jemison Foundation for Excellence has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to [...]

Red Tails movie premiere in Houston, Texas – January 5, 2012

January 20th, 2012

Academy Award-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Oscar nominee Terrence Howard, along with fellow cast members, wowed attendees at the Houston advanced screening of Red Tails, hosted by Dr. Mae Jemison.  President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush were among those who attended the screening. “This action-packed film moved my wife to tears,” said President [...]

TEWS-Space Race

August 19th, 2011

TEWS-Spacerace was based on The Earth We Share (TEWS) international science camp programs and methodology developed by Dr. Jemison that have been held across the US and internationally since 1994.  Partnering with Los Angeles Tomorrows’s Aeronautical Museum, TEWS—Space Race is winner of a NASA Summer of Innovation award and had its blast off this summer [...]

Dr. Mae – Washington Post, “Great Sci-Fi and Science Books for Beach and Vacation Reading”

June 11th, 2010

MAE JEMISON, MD Great Sci-Fi and Science Books for Beach and Vacation Reading 11 June 2010 I love to read—in fact it is almost impossible for me to go any place without a book tucked away some place in easy to reach. However, I am not a promiscuous reader. Though there are many books that [...]

Biography

May 25th, 2010

Dr. Jemison’s remarkable life, in addition to being a doctor, engineer, academic, and entrepreneur includes six years with NASA as an astronaut during which she became the first woman of color in the world to go into space. Jemison resigned from NASA in 1993 and founded The Jemison Group, Inc., a technology and consulting firm [...]

First Ladies Women’s History Month Celebration

May 13th, 2010

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