Sandra C. Coleman

Vice President, NASA Programs for Orbital ATK Washington Operations

“My advice is to go after your dreams and don’t let anyone tell you cannot achieve them because you are a woman. You have to take control of your own career.”

Peggy Whitson, Ph.D

Astronaut, American record-holder for Most Spaceflight Time, NASA

“I know for certain that having strong women mentors in college, graduate school and NASA let me know that my goals in science were achievable. The more women in these roles, the better it will be for those who follow.”

Ellen Ochoa, Ph.D.

Veteran Astronaut and 11th Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center

“Many times, as an undergraduate physics student or a graduate student in engineering, I was the only woman in the class.”

Christyl Johnson, Ph.D

Deputy Center Director for Technology and Research Investments

”I would love to be in a position where I am responsible for bringing technology solutions to the table to address a wide array of challenges globally.”