Chidimma Oruche, an alumna of the prestigious International Space University is a data scientist and is currently undergoing a software engineering program at ALX Holberton. She is an accomplished and enthusiastic communications professional with experience managing social media, marketing and PR functions, to promote corporate programs and services.
Her passion for space can be tracked to her internship days at the Strategic Space Application unit of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), the National Space Agency of Nigeria. This has further feathered into other engagements in the space sector. She is currently on the organizing team of the 4th Italian Space Startup Competition and the 6th African Space Generation Workshop and has collaborated in other projects/events such as SGx2021 at SATELLITE 2021, 3rd, 4th and 5th African Space Generation Workshops and other webinars and space panels and belongs to the Space Technology for Earth Application (STEA) and the Space, Safety and Sustainability (SSS) project groups.
As a multi – experienced individual, Chidimma has carried out projects as a trained Environmental Engineer in oil spillage clean-up, environmental health and safety, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and land reclamation. She is interested in seeing a safer world and hence engages in addressing climate change, global warming, air and water pollution and environmental sustainability and helping out with proper objects recycling and waste disposal.