You may want to head over to Google to check out their latest doodle!
Today, the search engine giant is honoring a pioneer in economics in their latest doodle.
According to USA Today, Sir W. Arthur Lewis is the economist and professor who won the Nobel Prize in Economics on Dec. 10, 1979, for modeling economic forces that affect developing countries.
“Arthur Lewis was an inspiring historical figure,” said the creator of the Google doodle, Camilla Ru in a statement. “I think his vast influence on the development of so many countries’ economics was most inspiring to me, especially his willingness to teach and share his knowledge for the betterment of others.“
Here are five things you should know about Sir W. Arthur Lewis:
3. He was the chair of Manchester University and the first Black person to hold a position of that nature at a British University.
5. At age 18, Lewis received a scholarship to attend the London School of Economics making him the first Black person ever to be accepted into the school.
Click here to check out the doodle!