Session: Stellar Women in the Space Sector
Stellar Women in the Space Sector will focus on the journey to becoming an international, interdisciplinary space professional. Shelli Brunswick, chief operating officer at Space Foundation, will host a selected panel of female space professionals from around the globe who will share their personal and professional pathways to their current role in space exploration and space-inspired industries here on Earth. You will come away from this session with new-found awareness on how to access opportunity, network with peers, connect with space pros and find a mentor to guide you on your own journey through the space ecosystem.
- Space Innovation Is Here on Planet Earth. Learn how the space ecosystem is defined as space exploration and space-inspired industries, most evident by the direct connection between our daily lives and and space technology innovations.
- When we Solve for Space, we Solve for Earth. Take a deep dive into space technology innovation and learn about thousands of patents available for commercialization through tech transfer and tech insertion to contribute to bettering life on Earth.
- Space for You. Space for All: Discover a roadmap and resources -- for everyone at every skill level -- to pursue opportunities in the space ecosystem.
Shelli Brunswick, COO of Space Foundation, brings a broad perspective and deep vision of the global space ecosystem — from a distinguished career as a space acquisition and program management leader and congressional liaison for the U.S. Air Force to her current roles overseeing Center for Innovation and Education, Symposium 365, and Global Alliance.
Advocating for space technology innovation, entrepreneurship, diversity and inclusion, Shelli collaborates with organizations around the world to connect commercial, government and educational sectors. Shelli actively participates with Women in Aerospace Foundation, Women’s Global Gathering, United Nations Space4Women, WomenTech Network, World Business Angels Investment Forum, New York University, Tod'Aérs, Manufacturer’s Edge, and Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC.
Shelli is a WomenTech Network Founding and Advisory Board Member, Global Ambassador and Mentor. She was selected as the Diversity and Inclusion Officer / Role Model of the Year for 2020. Connect with Shelli on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/shellibrunswick.