Episode 93: Bringing More Stars to Space: DEI Across the Sector

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May 26, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Eastern Time
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About Episode 93

While humanity extends its reach further into space, our workforce must reflect all the people on Earth and the values to which we aspire.”*  From industry and commercial to government and national laboratories, the space sector has a problem.  Growing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the sector will ensure the future of a space workforce that encompasses the talent, innovation, and resilience needed to stay competitive.  Join Colleen Stover from The Center for Space Policy & Strategy as she talks to Neela Rajendra, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Aili Kujawa, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at John’s Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (JHU/APL), and Via Van Liew from The Aerospace Corporation. 


* To find out more about Space Workforce 2030, an executive leadership pledge from across the space industry to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the space industry, go to https://swf2030.org/