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International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women in Space
Date: March 8, 2018
Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Colorado
Address: 650 15th St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
9:00am – 10:30am Panel Discussion
10:30am – 11:30am Networking And Exhibition
11:30am – 12:00pm Lunch Registration
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch and Keynote Address
Dr. Mae Jemison
First African-American Woman In Space
Dr. Mae Jemison is an American icon, the first African American woman in space, entrepreneur and advocate for science education at all levels. College and Universities hosting STEM events praise Dr. Jemison as the perfect speaker to bring their event to an apex. Cities and municipal regions working in partnership with tech and engineering businesses have invited Dr. Jemison to speak at their STEM events to draw attention to STEM careers, and to attract and develop talent. Dr. Jemison inspires her audiences as a living example of the literal heights STEM studies can take a dreamer and worker.
Cynda Collins Arsenault
Co-founder, Board Chair and President of Secure World Foundation
Cynda Collins Arsenault is President and Co-Founder of Secure World Foundation an operating foundation working for the secure and sustainable use of outer space for the benefit of humanity. She also co-founded and serves on the Boards of the Arsenault Family Foundation and One Earth Future, an operating foundation working to catalyze systems that eliminate the root causes of war. She has 45+ years of experience in non-profit work including peace and justice, criminal justice, mental health, disability rights and environmental issues.
In her personal philanthropy she focuses on bringing women’s critical skills to the table for solving the difficult problems we face, with a focus on women, peace and security. She helped establish and works with One Earth Future’s initiative Our Secure Future – Women Make the Difference. She is a member of the Women’s Donor Network, Women Moving Millions, and The International Women’s Forum. She is the founder of Women Powering Change, an annual gathering of women working to create a better world.
Ms.Collins Arsenault received her BA in Sociology and Psychology at University of California Berkeley and her MA in Education from Colorado State University.