Hidden Figures: A Review By Village Bloggurls

By: Diana and Jiale

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Hidden Figures is about the journey of 3 Black women – Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Mary Jackson (Janelle MonaΓ©) and Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) – Β who worked in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in NASA in 1961. Their goal was to send John Glenn, an American Senator from Ohio, into space to orbit around the earth before the Russians. The 3 women were called β€œcomputers” because they would do the math and space calculations and make sure they were accurate.

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FREE Capoeira Session with the Village Bloggurls!

bloggurls_capoeira111Capoeira in Action:

Join the Village Bloggurls in a FREE self-defense workshop for all self-identified girls and women aged 11 and up. There are only 25 spots. To register, please fill out the registration form here and email it to jboampong@nych.ca or return it to the Lotherton ANC Office.

Date: March 3, 2017

Time: 5:00PM-7:00PM

Location: Lotherton ANC Office (109 Lotherton Pathway)

Light refreshments will be served.

This workshop is funded by the Girls Action Foundation

Introducing: The Lotherton Newsletter Volume 1

The very first newsletter for the Lotherton community created by a few of our Village Bloggurls. Inside, you will find essays about community engagement, beautiful visuals and what’s going on in the community. Please share and spread the word!