March 9, 2021

Amelia Earhart Aerospace Summit

Event Date: March 9, 2021
Priority: Yes
School or Program: Aeronautics and Astronautics
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The 2021 Amelia Earhart Aerospace Summit is a virtual, month-long event with the intention to empower all students interested in a future in aerospace to learn more about the diverse career paths in industry, academia and government, bring light to the diverse groups and experiences of individuals within the field, and provide opportunities for expanding professional networks through interactions with preeminent leaders. 

(Register for the event to get information on specific panels/talks as it becomes available.)

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

6:30-8 p.m. EST

Introduction to Aerospace Careers Panel

Jamie Krakover (BSAAE '04), Boeing; Tim O’Brien (BSAAE '88), Microsoft; Vidya Vishwanathan, Virginia Tech; and Lewis Groswald, Lockheed Martin. Moderated by Rob Verger, associate editor at PopSci

Thursday, March 4, 2021

6:30-8 p.m. EST

Keynote Lecture

Meryl Mallery, Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

6:30-8 p.m. EST

Trailblazers in Aerospace Panel

Sirisha Bandla (BSAAE '11), Virgin Galactic; Sabrina Khan, MIT; Connie Liu, SpaceX; William Crossley, J. William Uhrig Head of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University; Brian Agrow, CU Boulder. Moderated by Dan Dumbacher, AIAA Executive Director

Thursday, March 11, 2021

6:30-8 p.m. EST

Keynote Lecture

Allison Bolinger (BSAAE '04), NASA

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

6:30-8 p.m. EST

Empowerment Keynote and Interactive Workshop

 

Thursday, March 18, 2021

6:30-7:30 p.m. EST

Keynote Lecture

Kanika Gakhar, SpaceX

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

6:30-8 p.m. EST

Keynote Lecture

Seetha Raghavan (PhD AAE '08), University of Central Florida

Thursday, March 30, 2021

6:30-8 p.m. EST

Keynote Lecture

Jacqueline Gatson, Purdue University