Women@NASA: Gwendolyn Young
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My father served in the Marine Corps, so we moved a lot during my childhood. Making friends and just fitting in were huge challenges because of my family's transient lifestyle. I found solace in my schoolwork and excelled in math and science but never thought about working for NASA. In the 1970's, girls were encouraged to get married or pursue a career as a nurse or a teacher. My parents did n...