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Former NASA astronaut to be featured speaker at Girls Inc. luncheon – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-09-07 13:51:06 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) — Girls Inc in November, with Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space. Will be a featured speaker at the 21st Annual Lunch for the Girls.

In addition to being a former NASA astronaut, Jemison is also an engineer, doctor, educator, and entrepreneur.

Luncheon will be held at CHI Health Center from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on November 11th.

“We are very pleased to introduce Mae C. Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space, at Lunch for the Girls,” Girls Inc. Said Roberta Wilhelm, Executive Director of. “She is the STEM champion for girls, which is in very good harmony with much of our work and the quest for girls. She is also a doctor, writer, dancer and choreographer, civil rights activist, He is also an environmental scientist and performer (in “Star Trek: Next Generation” for Star Trek Geeks …). She shows the girls, contrary to common wisdom, that the sky is not really the limit. Mae C. Jemison chose to go to the sky and beyond. Unlimited. “

Reservations for girls’ lunches will be available from August 16th and can be made online. Girls Inc on the Omaha website. Alternatively, email the form (Girls Inc. website) to sdunning@girlsincomaha.org.

Luncheons will be converted to all virtual formats as needed due to COVID-19 restrictions. The final decision will be made near the event.

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