Gladys West Net Worth

Gladys West is an American mathematician born on October 27, 1930. She is best known for her work on the development of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Her contributions to the project have been recognized by the US Navy and she has been inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame. Her net worth, biography, age, height, family, and career updates are available online.
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Birth Day October 27, 1930
Birth Place United States
Birth Sign Scorpio

💰 Net worth: $100K - $1M

Mathematician who made pioneering contributions to GPS technology. She was the second Black woman ever hired by the Naval Surface Warfare Center. In 2018, she was inducted into the United States Air Force Hall of Fame.

She received her BS and her MS from Virginia State University. She also held an MA from the University of Oklahoma and a PhD from Virginia Tech University.

She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

She was born in Sutherland, Virginia to a family of farmers that belong to a community of sharecroppers. In 1957, she married Ira West. They share three children and seven grandchildren.

Katherine Johnson was another prominent Black mathematician who worked for NASA during the early years of the space race.