Women in Space Industry: How Space Projects Impact Humanity


WHEN January 25, 2018
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

This panel discussion focuses on the unique and pioneer crew of women working in different fields in the space industry. The main purpose of this discussion is to reflect on the continuous acknowledgment of the influence of space projects upon humanity, moreover how can society maintain the valuable contribution of women in such exciting and innovative domain and attract more contributors. This discussion also focuses on the reflections of unique women capacities in space to identify the impact of these space projects on different societies and humanity in general; and what to anticipate in the short and long term future in this regard.

  • Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Individuals
  • Sumaya Al Hajiri, Head of Space Policy and Regulations, UAE Space Agency
  • Hoor Al Mazmi, Design Engineer, UAE Space Agency
Moderated by
  • Nasser Al Rashidi, Director of Space Policy & Regulations, UAE Space Agency
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, Director of Space Policy & Regulations, UAE Space Agency
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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