Margot Lee Shetterly

Visiting Scholar

Margot Lee Shetterly
Education: 
B.S. in Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia
Chartered Financial Analyst
Professional Activities: 

Margot Lee Shetterly is the Author of the #1 New York Times best-selling book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. Hidden Figures was named a top book of 2016 by TIME magazine and Publishers Weekly, and in 2017 it was awarded Best Nonfiction Book at the NAACP Image Awards and Best Book at the National Academies of Sciences Communication Awards. Shetterly was an Executive Producer for the Academy Award-nominated film adaptation of Hidden Figures, and her research has been supported by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. She and her husband, the writer Aran Shetterly, live in Charlottesville, VA.