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Wednesday, April 1 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Powerful Latinas Interview Series: Interview with Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

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About PowerfulLatinas.com will interview an impressive lineup of Latinas in the sciences during the month of March! Each interview will take place on Wednesday evening at 5 p.m. PST, and is broadcast on the internet, as well as on a teleconference line. Listeners can sign up to receive a study guide to follow along with each call, as well as submit questions in real time during the course of the interview on the web. To find out more, go to PowerfulLatinas.com to sign up for the newsletter to be advised of upcoming interviews. The March 25 interview will feature astronaut Ellen Ochoa -- As a doctoral student at Stanford, and later as a researcher at Sandia National Laboratories and NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. Ochoa investigated optical systems for performing information processing. She is a co-inventor on three patents for an optical inspection system, an optical object recognition method, and a method for noise removal in images. As Chief of the Intelligent Systems Technology Branch at Ames, she supervised 35 engineers and scientists in the research and development of computational systems for aerospace missions. Dr. Ochoa has presented numerous papers at technical conferences and in scientific journals. Selected by NASA in January 1990, Dr. Ochoa became an astronaut in July 1991. Note: Dr. Ochoa's interview will be prerecorded. Please send questions to be posed to her to info@powerfullatinas.com prior to March 10.
Pre-Registration Required To log in to the teleconference, visit TBD; dial info: 419-400-0202 / 127976# or sign up for the newsletter at PowerfulLatinas.com Links | Link to Host organization Audience High School, Adults, Science Professionals, Teachers Host organization PowerfulLatinas.com Tags online interview

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