Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: City of Knowledge Athenaeum
Free event, open to the public
As part of the commemoration of the Black Ethnicity month, the City of Knowledge Foundation and the United States Embassy in Panama invite you to the screening of the film: Hidden Figures, which will take place on Wednesday, May 23, at the City of Knowledge Athenaeum.
While the United States competed with Russia to take a man into space, NASA discovered the untapped talent of a group of African-American mathematicians who were the brainchild of one of the most important operations in history. Based on the incredible lives of these three women, known as "human calculators", Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson went through all barriers of gender and race at a professional level, but their brilliance and the desire to dream big turned them into true American heroines.