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May 2019

Honorary degree from Tufts University

May 19

Ellen Ochoa, veteran astronaut, inventor, and former director of the Johnson Space Center at NASA. A California native, she turned her research engineering background into a career exploring the cosmos. After receiving a doctorate in electrical engineering at Stanford University, she developed and patented optical systems for image processing and led a NASA research team in high-performance computing. Selected for the NASA astronaut program in 1990, in 1993 Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman in the world to go to…

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CyberSmart 2019 Summit

May 29 @ 8:00 am - May 30 @ 5:00 pm
Fredericton Canada + Google Map

Message from the Chair One of the most pressing challenges and opportunities that we are faced with is the growing demand for cybersecurity talent. With global demand expected to reach 1.8 million by 2022(Source: 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study), being proactive and collaborative is no longer an option. The CyberSmart Summit was created to bring together decision-makers and practitioners in industry, government and academia to share challenges, opportunities and best practices for cybersecurity skills and workforce development. Going into…

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June 2019

NASA: From the Moon to Mars and Beyond

June 19

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Apollo 11 Lunar Command Module pilot Michael Collins, former NASA administrator Charles Bolden, former director of the Johnson Space Center Ellen Ochoa, and former NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman discuss NASA’s past, present, and future with National Air and Space Museum director Ellen Stofan. Full details on a daylong schedule of activities will be available later this spring. This program is supported in…

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September 2019

Illinois Institute of Technology Wasan lecture

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for the 2019 Darsh T. Wasan lecture. Ellen Ochoa, Former DIrector of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and the first Hispanic woman astronaut will deliver this years lecture. Time 3 p.m. Lecture Reception to follow Location Illinois Institute of Technology Hermann Hall, Ballroom 3241 South Federal Chicago, IL 60616 Campus Map | Driving Directions | Campus Parking RSVP Friday, November 1, 2019 Register online Sonia Rivas at 312.567.5030 or rsvpevents@iit.edu

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September 23 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV United States

Connect with Women in Packaging and Processing Packaging & Processing Women's Leadership Network (PPWLN) Breakfast at PACK EXPO Las Vegas  Tuesday, Sept. 24; 7:30 - 9:00 am North Hall, Room N-247 (registration required) To boldly go where no woman has gone before. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to ever go to space, is the keynote speaker at PPWLN's next breakfast at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. The latest in a series of networking events, this year's theme Exploring New Territory, will…

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An Evening with Dr. Ellen Ochoa – Purdue University

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907 United States
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An Evening with Dr. Ellen Ochoa, NASA Astronaut and First Latina in Space ELLEN OCHOA is the first Hispanic woman ever to go to space. She’s also only the second female Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center—where she led the human space flight enterprise for the nation from 2013 to 2018. Ochoa is a trailblazer like no other. As an in-demand speaker, she touches on resonant issues that have defined her historic career: What can we learn about change, innovation,…

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October 2019

From San Diego State to Space

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
San Diego State University, 6075 Aztec Cir Dr
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Register Here.... https://president.sdsu.edu/events/pls-ellen-ochoa

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El Paso Community College

October 3

The first Hispanic female astronaut to visit space will speak to El Paso Community College students Thursday as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Ellen Ochoa's talk, which is free and open to the public, begins at 2:30 p.m. Thursday and will take place in the Architecture Building Z breezeway at EPCC's Valle Verde Campus at 919 Hunter Drive. It will be her first visit to the college.

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November 2019

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Annual Conference STAR Awards Gala

November 2

SHPE will proudly recognize its 2019 SHPE Technical Achievement and Recognition (STAR) Award recipients during the Excellence in STEM Luncheon on Friday, November 1, and STAR Awards Gala on Saturday, November 2. The prestigious awards honor outstanding professionals for their dedication, commitment, and selfless efforts to grow and advance Hispanics in STEM careers. STAR Awards also recognize a company and government agency for demonstrating significant, measurable, and visible assistance to further SHPE’s programs.

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Boston College Alumni Wall Street Council Leadership and Formation Series

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New York, 3 W 51st St
New York, NY 10019 United States
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The Boston College Wall Street Council Executive Committee cordially invites you to an engaging discussion on leadership, followed by a networking reception. Special Guest: Dr. Ellen Ochoa NASA Astronaut $30 for alumni, parents, and friends $25 for GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade, Classes 2009–2019) For more information, please visit our website. Questions, please contact us at wsc@bc.edu.

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