“Poppy” Northcutt

Frances “Poppy” Northcutt

Frances “Poppy” Northcutt is a Texas attorney who began her career as a “computress” and then an engineer for the technical staff on NASA’s Apollo Program during the space race. During the Apollo 8 mission, she became the first female engineer to work in NASA’s Mission Control.

“… one-time rocket scientist, some-time lawyer, and full-time feminist.”

American Association of University Women -West Harris County

Keynote Luncheon Presentation June 21, 2021

Returning to Earth – My Journey from Moon Missions to
Women’s Rights Advocacy

… Loud Mouth, Warrior, unusual cases, refugees, proof, Africa, realities of the world … So … what do you think?

Rocket Scientist … Computress

… Hidden Figures, Code Breaking, Women’s Studies, 954 Wage Laws, Promotion, Technical Staff, Team Work Advocates, Progressive Contractor Advocate, Who is best? …  Does this bring to mind anything on this blog site?


Stereotypes, STEM Program Expanding Your Horizons Valuable, Equal Pay, $7 million, Custom Yoga Pants, Secure Future, Discrimination, Lucky One – Why Involved in Women’s Rights, AAUW Great History, Equal Rights, Equal Pay Act failed by one vote this week, Violence Against Women Act still unfunded, Speed Dial Congressman, text with resist.bot, Voter Registrar, … Do you think being an educated voter should be a priority?

… Backward with computer science, dropped in 1/2, why? as money goes up women go down. You can register people in high school, do something where earn a living, need role models, that is what women do, if teaches a women to read will teach her child, her husband, her parents. If teach a man stops there … 

Poppy is an inspiring champion of change!.  Our next steps for AAUW-WHC can be heard at our New Member Coffee on August 28, 2021 … Please let us know if you would like to join our group of WISE Leaders.

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