from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/kristala-jones-prather/
Kristala L. Jones Prather is Arthur D. Little Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on the design and assembly of recombinant microorganisms for the production of small molecules, with additional efforts in novel bioprocess design approaches.
Linda McGill-Boasmond is owner and president of Chicago-based Cedar Concepts Corporation. CCC is the country’s first African American, woman-owned chemical manufacturing plant. The company processes raw materials for use in personal care, household, industrial and agricultural products. Its clients include Proctor & Gamble, Colgate Palmolive, Citgo Petroleum and Boeing.