Black Women of Brazil

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Sonia Guimarães: first black Brazilian woman with a Ph.D in Physics


Sônia Guimarães Being cheerful and good-natured, and thus perhaps deflating the stereotype of the grim and grumpy scientist, Sônia Guimarães overcame many obstacles to become the first black woman to … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sonia Guimarães: first black Brazilian woman with a Ph.D in Physics


Being cheerful and good-natured, and thus perhaps deflating the stereotype of the grim and grumpy scientist, Sônia Guimarães overcame many obstacles to become the first black woman to hold a … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · Leave a comment