We honor the excellence contributed to our mission, imaginative and prescient, and targets by African Individuals, this month throughout Black Historical past Month and all year long. Black Individuals assist to make sure America’s safety and prosperity by addressing its vitality, environmental, and nuclear challenges by way of transformative science and know-how options.
Black Individuals created and sustained American management in science, know-how, engineering, and arithmetic (STEM) for the reason that founding of this nation, and the historical past books are nonetheless being rewritten. In 2021, we’ve got our first Black Vice President Kamala Harris, and Jeanette Epps, NASA astronaut, set to make historical past as the primary Black girl to fly to the Worldwide Area Station. Black Individuals in science are inspiring the subsequent technology which can encourage and elevate the U.S. Division of Power’s mission.
Listed here are a couple of leaders who raised the bar with data, perseverance, schooling, ardour and extra: