NASAJSCWomen
x = independently organized TED event

This event occurred on
December 1, 2011
9:00am - 12:00pm CST
(UTC -6hrs)
Houston, TX
United States

Join TEDxNASAJSCWomen for an extraordinary discussion on inspiring students, engineering innovation, new scientific discoveries and perspectives from space. The TEDxNASAJSC planning team with support of the JSC Directors and the Office of Equality Opportunity and Diversity, hosted this event in NASA’s Teague auditorium.

FULL EVENT PLAYLIST here:
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsRNoUx8w3rNcTa_6HKEZsYVQ0YuQbzeT

Welcome
• ELLEN OCHOA
3 time shuttle mission payload specialist and JSC Deputy Center Director on womens progress

First Joining NASA
• JESSIE FERNANDEZ
on starting work at NASA

NASA Education: Building the Next Generation of Explorers
• CINDY MCARTHUR
head of NASA’s Teaching From Space Office on Space Education

Engineering Innovation
• LORA BAILEY
lead for shuttle return to flight tile repair and now SE&I lead for the AES Deep Space Hab speaks on Engineering Innovation

STEM Education: the Root of our Future
• DOTTIE METCALF-LINDENBURGER
astronaut perspective on STEM education as key to future world challenges

Why 6 months in Space is not enough
• CADY COLEMAN

Experiments that Can't Be Done on Earth
• JULIE ROBINSON
ISS chief scientist on the amazing capabilities of our orbiting lab

Exploring the Solar System with a Microscope
• KEIKO NAKAMURA-MESSENGER
first Japanese female to the South Pole and discoverer of 2 new minerals

Johnson Space Center
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX, 77058
United States
Event type:
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Organizing team

Pamela
McCraw

Houston, TX, United States
Organizer

Edward (Ted)
Kenny

Houston, TX, United States
Co-organizer
  • T.Q. Bui
    Organizer