(August 15, 2020) AIAA LA-LV Aerospace Women’s Career Day Event !

August 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am 2:30 pm PDT

(August 15, 2020) AIAA LA-LV Aerospace Women’s Career Day Event ! Please join us to celebrate the auspicious August for Women !

RSVP and Information: https://conta.cc/3dhgyOy

Volunteers are needed for all AIAA activities, please contact cgsonwane@gmail.com

August 15, 2020, 10 AM

Aerospace Women’s Career Day Event

Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment and Women’s Contributions to STEM

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Please join AIAA LA LV to celebrate the auspicious month of August for Aerospace Women / Women’s Career !

Both / All genders are welcome !RSVP and Information

$4.95 per ticket.

Registration fee going towards STEM events and scholarships.

The Zoom connection information will be provided in the confirmation email after registration / RSVP.

(No refund within 7 days of the event or after the event)

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Overall Chair / Moderator of this Event: Marilee Wheaton (Aerospace Corp., AIAA Fellow)


10:05 am : Welcome Message (Dr. Chandrashekhar Sonwane, AIAA LA LV Section Chair)

10:10 am : Keynote Speech (Marilee Wheaton)

10:30 am : Women’s (Career) Panel (Chaired/Moderated by Marilee Wheaton)

11:30 am : YP / Women’s Career Panel (Chaired/Moderated by Courtney Best)

12:30 pm : Resume Workshop and Interview Tips

1:30 pm : Why do girls/boys/general public want to go into / stay in Aerospace (and STEM) Career

2:20 pm : Adjourn (Tentative)

*Keynote Speaker: Marilee Wheaton (Aerospace Corporation, AIAA Fellow)

*Main Women’s (Career) Panel:

Marilee Wheaton (Moderator/Panelist) (Aerospace Corporation, AIAA Fellow)

Michelle Rouch (Raytheon, Renowned Aerospace Artist)

Kris Acosta (Northrop Grumman, SWE-LA)

Janet Grondin (Stellar Solutions, Women in Defense (WID-LA) – President)

Dr. Claire Leon (Professor, Loyola Marymount University (LMU))

Courtney Best (Boeing, YP)

*Second Panel Women/YP Career Panel:

Courtney Best (Boeing)(Moderator/Panelist)

Brett Cornick (Contractor)(AIAA LA-LV YP Chair)

Jennifer S. Perdigao (Attorney, Pilot)

Dr. Anita Sengupta (Research Professor Astronautics, University of Southern California, Pilot)

Monica Maynard (LA School District STEM Director)

Roz Lowe (Manufacturing Industry Representative)

Sherry Stukes (NASA JPL)

Marilyn McPoland (CSUDH, AIAA LA-LV Council Member)

(More TBA)

*Resume Workshop and Interview Tips (Fred Lawler, Raytheon)

*Why do girls/boys/general public want to go into / stay in Aerospace (and STEM) Career (Bill Kelly, Aerojet-Rocketdyne-Retired)

More TBD.

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August 15, 2020
10:00 am – 2:30 pm PDT
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AIAA Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section