Carnegie Corporation mourns the passing of Sally Ride

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Best known as the first American woman to fly in space, she inspired millions of girls and thousands of teachers through her tireless efforts to promote science education. Sally Ride was a founding board member and Vice Chair of Corporation grantee Change the Equation (CTEq), a nonprofit, nonpartisan, initiative that is mobilizing the business community to improve the quality of STEM learning in the United States. Sally Ride’s love of science, limitless energy, tireless dedication and keen insight were critical to shaping the work of this important organization.