Clark, Yvonne

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Name
Clark, Yvonne Gender: F
Georgiana Yvonne Young
born on 13 April 1929 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Houston, Texas, 29n46, 95w22
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 23°19' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 15°33 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 26°37'



Yvonne Clark (1961)

Biography

American mechanical engineer and a pioneer for blacks and women in engineering. Clark was the first woman to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Howard University. She was the first woman to earn a master's degree in Engineering Management from Vanderbilt University in 1972. She was the first woman to serve as a faculty member in the College of Engineering and Technology at Tennessee State University, now emereti Professor.

Amomg Clark's research projects was a Summer spent at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, helping design the containers Neil Armstrong used to bring Moon samples back to Earth.

Clark married William F. Clark Jr, a biochemistry teacher at Meharry Medical College, in 1955. They had a son in 1956 and a daughter in 1968.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield. It states "12 noon."

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Black, African-American)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Master's degree in Engineering Management)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field