S1 Ep14 Dr. Sandra K. Johnson - A hidden Figure - Inspiring and Influencing Globally


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#changemaker Dr. Sandra K. Johnson, the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering (high-performance computing).

An American who was born in Japan and traveled extensively and has visited 22 countries in Africa. Dr. Johnson is high-spirited with a great sense of humor. She shares her journey, insights, and inspiration behind obtaining her Ph.D. She speaks about the "research" of Dr. William Shockley. She illustrates through her journey that the best form of revenge is a success.

This is a must-listen, there are learnings for all of us. According to Dr. Johnson "You Are the Captain of Your Ship"

Sandra K. Johnson is the Founder & CEO, of Global Mobile Finance, Inc., a fintech startup company in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. It has developed geeRemit, a relationship-driven remittance mobile app for Africa. She is also the Founder of SKJ Vi-sioneering, LLC, a technology consulting company, a Visiting Scholar at North Carolina A&T State University, and an Independent Director on the Board of Directors for the Regional Management Corporation. She has obtained many firsts in her 30+ year technology career. She had a 26-year IBM career, including serving as the CTO, of IBM Central, East, and West Africa. She is a Master Inventor with over 40 pending and issued patents and over 80 technical publications. Dr. John-son earned B.S. (summa cum laude), M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering, from Southern University, Stanford University, and Rice University, respectively. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). She is also an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Distinguished Engineer.

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