Yvonne Young Clark
Yvonne Young Clark, ca 1961
|Died||January 27, 2019 (aged 89)|
|Resting place||Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY|
Yvonne Y. Clark (born Georgianna Yvonne Young; April 13, 1929 – January 27, 2019) was an American engineer. She is the first woman to get a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering at Howard University. She is the first woman to earn a master's degree in Engineering Management from Vanderbilt University. She was the first woman to serve as a faculty member in the College of Engineering and Technology at Tennessee State University, then an emereti Professor.
Clark was the first African-American woman to earn a master's degree in Engineering Management from Vanderbilt University in 1972, after having sent the first African-American students to their engineering department earlier.
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