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56 - Ginger Norwood

Ginger, with one of the many clocks in her collection.

Ginger, with one of the many clocks in her collection.

Ginger Norwood is exceptional in many ways. She's a bona-fide mathematical genius, the first woman to have taught at USC's School of Engineering, and she directed the project that designed and launched the first LandSat—a satellite that scans the Earth from orbit. I'm way out of my intellectual depth on this one.