Beverly Thompson

Senior Scientist, Leidos

Beverly Thompson

Beverly is a Senior Scientist at Leidos (formerly SAIC) in Washington, D.C., and has over 19 years' experience in research, prototype development and transition of image exploitation tools in the areas of optical microscopy, motion imagery analysis, and IR spectroscopy for defense and agricultural remote sensing. As an accomplished scientist, Beverly brings real-world wisdom to support our efforts to encourage girls to consider careers in STEM. She's also one of our very first and favorite Career Girls Role Models.


Three things I have learned from Career Girls: “One, that women can do anything, two, never give up and three, we are strong, intelligent and we have the power to change the world by working in the fields that we are passionate about.” – Isobel, Student

“I really believe that people are all planted with the seed of I am here to do something great.” – Claudia Rinaldi, Career Girls Role Model