Film Discussion: Hidden Figures
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Summary of Activity:

Members watch the 2016 film "Hidden Figures" on their own and then meet to discuss the questions. This activity would be ideal for February (Black History Month) or March (Women's History Month).

Estimated Prep Time:
2.0 hour(s)
Estimated Activity Time:
1.0 hour(s)
Estimated Total Time:
3.0 hour(s)
  • Innovation
  • Leadership Development
  • Negotiation
  • Self-Confidence
  • Social Intelligence
Target Audience:
  • Group
Submission Type:
Ready-To-Go Event
Activity Type:
Interactive Activity
Detailed Description and Instructions:

Hidden Figures is the story of three black women who made important contributions to the U.S. Space program both before and after the “human computers” were replaced by digital computers. The women face entrenched racist and sexist attitudes. However, their persistence and outstanding work boost the U.S. presence in space and blaze a path forward for achievement based on merit. The film is available on multiple platforms. Suggested discussion questions are attached – feel free to add/delete. WIN Hidden Figures Discussion Guide Another attached document includes possible responses for some questions. WIN Hidden Figures Discussion Guide-answers

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