10 Women Who Ace “Man Jobs”

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Dr. Mae Jemison

You can hardly tell that at the tender age of 53, she embarked on stratospherical tasks that no other woman of color has accomplished before. In 1992, NASA decided that they needed someone with just as much credentials as she possessed to travel into space. Finally, the young physican got her wish to fly aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor, making her the first African-American woman to do so.

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