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The Public is Invited to the Women's Global Gathering

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The general public will have the opportunity to participate in a new event at the Space Symposium this year, by attending the Women’s Global Gathering luncheon, to be held Thursday, April 6, at The Broadmoor, site of the Space Symposium.

The featured speaker for the Gathering will be Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, USAF, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

The event will include a luncheon, followed by a panel of senior leaders, sharing their insights into the important role of women in the exploration of space. The panel moderator is Dr. Alice Bunn, Director of Policy at the UK Space Agency and member of the Space Foundation Board of Directors. The panelists are:

  • Maj. Gen. Nina M. Armagno, USAF, Director of Strategic Plans, Programs, Requirements and Analysis, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base
  • Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the Executive Board, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  • Maureen Ryan O’Brien, Manager, Strategic Alliances, Office of Communications, NASA Headquarters
  • Susan Opp, President, Space & Power Sector, L3 Technologies
  • Becky Yoder, CPA, Chief Executive Officer, Surrey Satellite Technology U.S.

The Women’s Global Gathering is open to men and women, and to Symposium registrants and the general public. Purchase luncheon tickets now here.

Co-sponsors for the Women’s Global Gathering are BAE Systems, Harris Corporation, L3 Technologies and The Broadmoor.

This article is part of Space Watch: April 2017 (Volume: 16, Issue: 4).

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