As a former refugee who had the privilege of getting educated all the way to a Masters degree and specialising in space, Ahmed Abdi could firsthand appreciate the benefits of space has had for humanity and how it could mitigate if not prevent some of the crises that have happened in places like Somalia including the civil war, deforestation, food insecurity, famine/droughts, etc.
Ksenia Synkova is a young passionate professional with more than 6 years of work experience in Marketing and Communications, and a solid background in International Affairs.
Florence Duveiller is currently a project officer at the French Defense Innovation Agency. Her role is to define the strategy of the use of nanosatellites by the French army. Starting from September 2019, she will join the CNES's Operations Division, where she will be part of the team in charge of mission analysis and operations of Earth observation satellites CSO (Optical Space component).
Gourav has been a highly motivated and active member of the strategic partnerships team. He has led the development of the SGAC jobs board, working with people across SGAC and beyond to bring great value to our members. He is incredibly hard working and dedicated - a huge asset to the team and to SGAC”
SGAC is proud to announce Bernadette Detera (NPoC Philippines) and Faith Tng (NPoC Singapore) as Member of the Month for January 2019.