Author Margot Lee Shetterly will speak in Wait Chapel on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. She is the author of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.”
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit shetterly.events.wfu.edu for more information.
The film adaptation of Shetterly’s book became a popular movie in 2016 and garnered substantial attention in the national news media for an extended time.
“Hidden Figures” was a selection on Wake Forest’s summer reading list for the Class of 2021 and part of Project Wake: Exploring Differences, Embracing Diversity.
More information about Shetterly is available here.