NASA Engineer Dajae Williams Is Bringing Math & Science To Hip Hop NASA engineer Dajae Williams is using hip hop to make math and science more accessible to young people. We talk with Dajae about her path to NASA, and how music helped her fall in love with math and science when she was a teenager.

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This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip Hop

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This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip Hop

This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip Hop

This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip Hop

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Dajae Williams is a quality engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. "I create music that fuses hip-hop and math as a tool to encourage underprivileged youth to explore STEM." NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Dajae Williams is a quality engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. "I create music that fuses hip-hop and math as a tool to encourage underprivileged youth to explore STEM."

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NASA engineer Dajae Williams is using hip hop to make math and science more accessible to young people. We talk with Dajae about her path to NASA, and how music helped her fall in love with math and science when she was a teenager.

Follow Maddie on Twitter. Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

Production note: This interview was originally recorded on October 11th, 2019.

This episode was produced by Brit Hanson and edited by Viet Le.