Natalie is a Rocket Scientist and Explorer. Extraordinary experiences have shaped her dreams of becoming an astronaut; whether learning to fly, driving a solar-powered car across North America, or building space robotics. Natalie was recently named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network, a Forbes 30 under 30 2015, and “a vocal advocate for women in technology” by The Financial Post. Dare to achieve the impossible!
I have a VERY long bucket list; so many places I want to see and adventures I want to do. One country that has been on my list for awhile is Greenland and I finally had the opportunity to travel there. The original plan was to hike the Arctic Circle Trail, a land of one hundred lakes. The ACT is 160 km long and stretches between Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut. It seemed like… Read More
Ladies Learning Code (LLC) recently published this great piece celebrating Women in STEM and The Power of Confidence. At LLC, they believe that the confidence you gain from trying new things and problem solving is a critical component of ensuring women thrive. And they are not alone in sharing these views. Check out some thoughts here from a remarkable community of STEM women and how they have achieved success today. Ladies Learning… Read More
I was recently contacted by Instagram for a feature interview and post in order to celebrate Canada Day! I was more than happy to share some of my passions (space exploration, the outdoors, advocating for women in STEM) and how exactly I planned to spend the holiday!…in case you’re curious it was backpacking back home in Jasper National Park. Check out the feature and feel free to like it here.