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Dr. Shirley Jackson: President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Seneca's 100 Women to Hear

    • Society & Culture

Schools in Washington, DC, were still segregated when Shirley Jackson started her education. She went on to become the first African American woman to get a PhD from MIT, the chair of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and president of the renowned RPI.

Schools in Washington, DC, were still segregated when Shirley Jackson started her education. She went on to become the first African American woman to get a PhD from MIT, the chair of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and president of the renowned RPI.

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