Mark your calendars! National Engineers Week is February 19th-25th and NASA’s Digital Learning Network (DLN) will be celebrating female Engineers with an Introduce a Girl to Engineering live event hosted by the Kennedy Space Center.
The event will be on Thursday February 23rd starting at 6 am PST/9am EST. Every hour there will be a 30-minute event focused on women in engineering at NASA.Viewers can submit questions via Twitter using the hashtag #askDLN or they can send an email to DLiNfochannel@gmail.com. Three schools will also be chosen to participate in the LIVE Q&A panels with any of the speakers.
- 6am PST/9am EST – Kick-off with Nancy Bray, Director of Spaceport Integration and Services, Kennedy Space Center
- 7am PST/ 10am EST – Ashlie Fiegel, Aerospace Research Engineer, Glenn Research Center
- 8am PST/11am EST – Charlie Blackwell-Tompson, GSDO Launch Director, Kennedy Space Center
- 9am PST/12pm EST – (in Spanish) Jessica Parsons, Integration Engineer, Kennedy Space Center
- 10am PST/1pm EST – Shideh Naderi, Electrical Engineer, Armstrong Flight Research Center
- 11am PST/2pm EST – Jill Marlowe, Director of Research, Langley Research Center
- 12pm PST/3pm EST – Ali Luna, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Program Director, Ames Research Center
- 1pm PST/4pm EST – Cinda Chullen, Advanced Spacesuit Project Manager, Johnson Space Center
As someone who was once interested in studying Aerospace Engineering, I am very excited for this event and I hope it continues for many years to come. Fingers crossed that there will be more events like this one for other STEM fields.
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