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Margot Lee Shetterly

Distinguished Visiting Writer 2017

About Margot Lee Shetterly

Margot Lee Shetterly is an entrepreneur, writer and researcher whose debut book is Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race (William Morrow/HarperCollins). A 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, she is also the founder of the digital archive The Human Computer Project and the co-founder of the magazine Inside Mexico. For more information, visit her website at