Pioneer Award: Tania Robles

Tania Robles is a Mechanical Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She is co-founder and former director of the Aerospace Association of the Engineering School at UNAM. National Point of Contact of SGAC in Mexico from 2016 to 2019, and current Regional Coordinator of the  NCAC region.

2021-01-07T17:16:41+01:00December 30th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Pioneer Award: Maria Grulich

Maria grew up in Hanover, Germany and graduated with an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering in 2016 from the Technical University of Munich, Germany.  She spent one semester at ISAE SUPAERO, in France and wrote her master’s thesis at the Florida Institute of Technology in the USA. She has been involved during her studies in a student working group for rocket [...]

2020-04-12T13:59:52+02:00April 7th, 2020|

Pioneer Award : Harriet Brettle

Harriet Brettle is a business analyst at Astroscale where she is working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. She has also been an active member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) since 2016, serving as executive secretary, strategic partnerships coordinator and, most recently, programming lead for the 2019 Space Generation Congress. Harriet is a [...]

2020-04-09T22:14:12+02:00January 3rd, 2020|

Pioneer Award : Ahmed Abdi

Ahmed Abdi is the founder & programme manager of Africa Space Workshops and currently the SGAC Africa Regional Partnerships Manager. As a former refugee who fled a civil war from Somalia, Ahmed Abdi is very passionate about democratizing the access to space and helping create and establish African space startups by advocating space entrepreneurship, and organising space workshops in the [...]

2020-04-09T22:17:24+02:00January 3rd, 2020|

Pioneer Award: Carmen Victoria Felix Chaidez

Back in 2002, I joined a trip to Houston, to attend the World Space Congress (WSC) and visit some tech sites including NASA JSC. During this trip I heard that an organization called Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) was celebrating its first Space Generation Summit in conjunction with the WSC. The name stuck in my mind. I was still very [...]

2019-11-28T12:36:32+01:00October 21st, 2019|

Pioneer Award: Bruno Sarli

My journey in the SGAC began in 2011 through a colleague that met with the SGAC director at the International Astronautical Congress. He did not know much about the organization at the time, but after a few minutes talking with the members, he came to realize that Brazil had no representation. Himself, he was over the age limit, but once [...]

2019-11-28T12:32:12+01:00October 1st, 2018|

Pioneer Award: Lauren Napier

My name is Lauren Napier and I have been a member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) since 2013. Before I became active with SGAC I didn't really know much about how to get involved in the space sector aside from working for a space agency or a space company. Having a background in communications and international relations I [...]

2020-04-09T22:24:06+02:00June 17th, 2018|
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