Dr. Shirley Jackson: President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Schools in Washington, DC, were still segregated when Shirley Jackson started her education. She went on to become the first African American woman to get a PhD from MIT, the chair of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and president of the renowned RPI.

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