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A recently posted article in Glamour magazine explores the four women astronauts possibly one day bound for Mars. Astronauts Nicole Aunapu Mann, Anne McClain, Jessica Meir, and Christina Hammock Koch, based out of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston would all love a ticket. When asked about a mission to Mars, Dava Newman, NASA’s deputy administrator says “This will be the longest, farthest, and most ambitious space-­exploration mission in history”. And yet… Read More

The Rockwall is one of the most magnificent backcountry hikes in the Canadian Rockies. The trail is located in Kootenay National Park, B.C., along the corridor of Highway 93 west of Banff. The drive to the hike is in itself spectacular surrounded by mountains on either side of the highway and closely hugging the Vermilion River, which is a tributary of the Kootenay river. The rivers are what you would expect of… Read More

“We Day is the movement of our time, empowering a generation of young global citizens through an inspirational event and a year-long educational initiative.” And this past year I had a couple of opportunities to take the stage, speaking on the topic of women in technology and the need for positive role models to inspire a generation of young women to the possibilities of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers. Sharing… Read More