Meet the Science Cheerleaders at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum!

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Colleen: Fire Protection Engineer

Colleen: Fire Protection Engineer

 

Janel science cheerleader

Janel: Meteorologist, NASA

 

Talmesha: Ph.D. in Cellular & Molecular Medicine

Talmesha: Ph.D. in Cellular & Molecular Medicine

If you’re going to be in the Washington, DC, area on Saturday 9/17 between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can meet three of the Science Cheerleaders at the National Air & Space Museum. They will be participating in Heritage Family Days, which recognizes Women in Aviation and Space. Here’s what the Smithsonian Institution has to say about the event:

“Throughout the history of aviation and space exploration, women have fought to be on equal terms with their male counterparts. At this family day, enjoy learning about the significant contributions women have made despite the many challenges they faced. The day will feature presentations by women in the field, hands-on activities, and stories.”

Science Cheerleaders Colleen, Janel, and Talmesha will be talking to visitors, engaging in real research projects featured on SciStarter, and signing autographs! Learn how to get involved in research projects to monitor light pollution and climate change. You will be able to find them in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall (Gallery 108).