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TEDxNASAJSC Women

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Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011

Location: , Houston, TX US, 77058

According to a comment from "pamspace": "We'd love for the public to tune in! We are working the final kinks out of our webstreaming process today and do plan to Livestream our event here: http://www.livestream.com/tedxnasajsc. We have a backup plan if this path doesn't work and will post an update if needed. Looking forward to a great event!"

Join us on Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Teague Auditorium for the TEDxNASAJSC Women!!!

Starting at 9a, Speakers from around the center will talk about inspiring students, innovation, and new scientific discoveries. Astronauts Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger and Cadie Coleman will share their perspectives about Earth and space. At 10a, the TEDxWomen Session 1 will be broadcast live from New York (http://tedxwomen.org/schedule/ )

8:30a - Check-in & Activities in Lobby

9a - NASA JSC Live Session

MC Welcome (Sherry Hatcher/Courtney McManus)

1. Intro Video
2. Ellen Ochoa - Welcome
3. Jessie Fernandez on First Joining NASA
4. Julie Robinson on Experiments that Can't Be Done on Earth
5. Lora Bailey on Engineering Innovation - lead for return to flight tile repair, Morpheus vehicle, and now SE&I lead for the AES Deep Space Hab
6. Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger on STEM Education: the Root of our Future

BREAK (Coffee & Cookies) 10 min

10a - TEDxWomen Live Feed from NY Session 1 -- Resilience

Pat Mitchell welcome and intro to first speaker

1. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon --Economic resilience of women...especially in post-conflict countries
2. Jill Iscol-- Changing the world through social entrepreneurship
3. Tan Le (FROM LA) --Emotional & Entrepreneurial resilience of refugees
4. Gallup Global POLL & its meaning--onstage interview, Pat asks Katie Bell explain Global Women's Institute & live poll with 2 questions
5. Lamis Zein --Leader of Lebanese all-female bomb squad
6. Barbara Walters --Her professional and Personal resilience + rebound from failure (Interview with Pat)
7. Busisiwe Mkhumbuzi -- Starting the conversation: South African Girls, Reclaiming their country
8. Morley (PERFORMANCE)

BREAK (Coffee & Cookies) & Activities in Foyer - 25 min

12p - NASA JSC Live Session

1. Cady Coleman on "Why 6 months in Space is not enough"
2. Cindy McArthur on Space Education
3. Keiko Nakamura-Messenger on Exploring the Solar System with a Microscope
-first Japanese Female in Antarctica and helped discover 2 new minerals!
4. Dolores Petropulos on Re-imagining -Retired FL police officer beginning new career as JSC intern
5. MCs break to Lunch with JSC Leadership in B3

12:45 - LUNCH with JSC Leadership - B3 Cafeteria

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