NASA’S Brenda Manuel Honored by Society of Women Engineers
Brenda Manuel, NASA Associate Administrator for Diversity and Equal Opportunity was honored March 24 by the Society of Women Engineers as the 2010 recipient of the group’s President’s Award. A lawyer by training, Manuel was recognized for her longtime efforts on behalf of women pursuing careers in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Manuel received the award at a reception on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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NASA Assoc. Admin., Diversity & Equal Opportunity
Cut 1 (:20) - “Creating and maintaining welcoming and inclusive STEM environments in which equal opportunity can thrive is crucial to increasing the number of women and minorities in the STEM pipeline, thereby expanding the available pool .”
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Cut 2 (:16) - “It is an enormous honor to receive the President’s Award from the Society of Women Engineers and I proudly accept on behalf NASA and my staff within the Office of Diversity & Equal Opportunity”
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