Sharing life lessons on succeeding in STEM

Photo credit: NASA JPL I recently had a homecoming of sorts: The chance to visit NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and speak at their Women in STEM luncheon. I began my science career at Caltech – the academic home of JPL – studying astrophysics, and later served as NASA’s chief scientist. So it was gratifying to … Continue reading Sharing life lessons on succeeding in STEM

“As the first female chief scientist at NASA, I learned to be confident in taking a different journey than those before me, and being true to the scientific vision I believed would be best for the future of the space agency. I brought scientists to Headquarters to talk with the NASA Administrator about what was … Continue reading