OSG Woman Crush Wednesday – Dr Wendy Okolo

[Africa on the rise/ Dr. Wendy Okolo]

OSG Woman Crush Wednesday goes to Dr. Wendy Okolo.

Dr. Wendy Okolo is an aerospace research engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center. The Nigerian is the first Black woman to obtain a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from UTA in 2015 at age 26, Dr. Okolo has won various awards including;
BEYA Global Competitiveness Conference Award (2019)The Most Promising Engineer in the United States government.
Women in Aerospace Award (2019) – Initiative, Inspiration, & Impact.
NASA Ames Early Career Researcher Award (2019).
University of Texas at Arlington Distinguished Recent Graduate Award (2019) amongst others.

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