[EDEQUITY] NASA/WB September 27

From: Rizzolo Angela (rizzolo-angela@dol.gov)
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 11:18:59 EDT


The following is information from Terri Hudkins from NASA concerning NASA
activities that have been developed about Cornelia's September 27 regional
women and technology events.

Thank You
Angela Rizzolo
Women's Bureau, USDOL

> Back-to-School Special
> NASA and the U.S. Department of Labor
> Meet Prominent Women in Science and Technology Careers'
> Satellite and WebcastTeleconference
> Wednesday, September 27, 2000
> 11:00 to Noon ET
> Satellite and WebcastTeleconference
> The U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau and NASA have joined forces
> narrow the wage gap and work toward gender equity by increasing girls'
> women's interest in - and preparedness for - math, science, engineering
> and technology. NASA will convene a 1-hour satellite teleconference live
> from NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. Women of NASA website will
> webcast the event and offer registered webviewers the opportunity to ask
> panelists questions t hrough a live web chat room.
> Panelists:
> * Kathie Olsen, Ph.D., NASA Chief Scientist
> * Andrea Norris, Deputy Chief Information Officer
> * Aprille Ericsson-Jackson, Ph.D., aerospace engineer, NASA GSFC
> * Kim Weaver, Ph.D., astronomer, NASA GSFC
> * Susan Still-Kilrain, pilot and astronaut
> * Mary Cleave, Ph.D., Deputy Director Earth Science Enterprise, and
> former astronaut.
> NTV is broadcast on GE-2, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees
> West longitude.The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical and
> audio is monaural at 6.8 MHz. for more info: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv/
> We will stream the video on our Women of NASA website:
> http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/women/won-chat.html). For additional
> information, http://www.nasa.gov/women/welcome.html
> The Science of Webcasts and Satelitte Video
> Wednesday, September 27, 2000
> 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. ET
> Ever wondered how we uplink, downlink, and videofeed information, images,
> live events via the satellite and the internet? Meet two women who can
> discuss the science of the new and emerging communications tools.
> http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/women/won-chat.html).
> For additional information, http://www.nasa.gov/women/welcome.html
> Dialog with Women of NASA
> Wednesday, September 27, 2000
> 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET
> As a follow-up to the videoconference, NASA will host a 3-hour series of
> webchats with women representing diverse careers in aerospace.
> http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/women/won-chat.html).
> For additional information, http://www.nasa.gov/women/welcome.html
> ----------------------------
> Coinciding with the 100th Shuttle launch in October 2000, Women of NASA
> web-mentoring program will produce a day long series of interactive
> showcasing diverse NASA careers. This Women of NASA Back To School
> special will feature NASA women in interactive webchats, forums, and
> webcasts throughout the day. The young reporters from the STS-106 launch
> trip wille featured in a live interactive webcast sharing their
> experiences from the launch. Three KSC women who have been selected for
> video interviews during the September launch will also be featured
> mentors. Their video profiles will be an added resource on the web pages
> to give young women a more personalized feeling of these careers. The day
> will culminate in a live interactive launch webcast from the Kennedy
> Center.

Forwarded by Angela Rizzolo Women's Bureau, USDOL

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