NASA Invites Media to Silicon Valley Center for Celebration of Women Leaders

NASA's Ames Research Center
NASA’s Ames Research Center, located in California’s Silicon Valley, will host Call to Leadership: A Celebration of Women Leaders, an event organized by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group to mark Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, 2019.
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Media are invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, astronaut Megan McArthur and several special guests, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, for a Women’s Equality Day event Monday, Aug. 26 at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Californias Silicon Valley.

Call to Leadership: A Celebration of Women Leaders, organized by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, will open at 1:30 p.m. PDT with remarks from Bridenstine, who will talk about NASAs mission to put the first woman on the Moon with its Artemis program.

This event kicks-off the Leadership Groups year-long series of women celebrations, and will include two panel discussions: Women in Innovation and Leaders Across Generations.

NASA aerospace research engineer Wendy Okolo will join Revathi Advaithi, CEO of Flex; Hannah Gordon, chief administrative officer and general counsel for the San Francisco 49ers; and Zoe Cruz, strategic advisor at Ripple and founder and CEO of EOZ Global, along with other panelists from the public and private sector to share their experiences and best practices. The afternoon will culminate in a fireside chat with Pelosi and Eshoo.

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