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Black Girls Code Interview The Stars of Hidden Figures6:29 PM
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This made my heart so full! Black Girls CODE is a not-for-profit organization focused on introducing girls from underrepresented communities ages 7 to 17 to the field of technology. Recently the young girls that are in this organization had the wonderful opportunity to watch Hidden Figures and interview some of the stars from film. Hidden Figures is the movie thats tells the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson-brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history. In the below video you can watch 15 year-old Giovanna from Black Girls Code interview Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe.
Today more than ever, it's important to encourage our your girls for them dream big and inspire them to be the next Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan or Mary Jackson.
Hidden Figures opens in select theaters Christmas Day, and everywhere January 6th, 2017.