Mentors by Field: Business

Shelli Brunswick

Chief Operating Officer, Space Foundation

Chiara Chiesa

International PR and Space Technology Commercialization Transfer Advisor

Vered Cohen Barzilay

Founder/ Director, Out of the Box - Science Accelerator

Ana Cristina Galhego Rosa

Founder and CEO, DipteronUG

Cassie Lee

Advanced Programs Lead - Weather and Remote Sensing, Lockheed Martin Space and Co-Founder, Brooke Owens Fellowship

Natalia Lemarquis

Technical Project Manager, In-Space Missions Ltd.

Thi Hien Nguyen

CEO/ Founder, SpaceconneX

Karin Nilsdotter

CEO, Spaceport Sweden; Tech Woman of the Year; Founder, Women in Space; Member of the Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut Program

Notice: Network Mentors take independent committments to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the space sector and do not hold official affiliation or status with the United Nations. The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs is not liable for any words spoken or actions taken by Network Mentors. Links, citations, or other references to external websites do not consitute an endorsement on the part of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs or the United Nations.

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