Great-granddaughter of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson shares an inspiring legacy

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Today, Sheinelle Jones sits down with Nakia Boykin, the great-granddaughter of legendary NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson. Boykin recounts how Johnson inspired her academically and the lasting legacy she left for generations. “I don’t know if I’m going to work at NASA or something, but math will always be with me as I get older,” she says.

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