Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)-brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. (Rotten Tomatoes)
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Joined by a longstanding commitment to research on human rights, Dr. Jessica Zychowicz and Yevgenia Belorusets will present new projects that bring together authors, artists, professors, and students to create deeper understanding of increasingly vulnerable populations in Ukraine, including Roma communities and other women displaced by the war.