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Tribal Students Make Robots with NASA Aerospace Engineer Casey Denham

Casey Denham, a Meskwaki woman, leans over to help two tribal students with a STEM project. The children sit at a white round table. Each of them holds wires in their hands. The black and red wires are connected to paper cups.
NASA / Caroline Montgomery

Casey Denham, aerospace engineer with the Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, works with tribal students during a STEM activity at the American Indian Engineering Sciences (AISES) National Conference in Spokane, Washington, Oct. 19-21, 2023. Denham, whose heritage is Meskwaki, was part of a NASA group that presented sessions and shared their passion about their work with more than 3500 attendees. Denham was previously a Pathways Intern at Langley.

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Image credit:  NASA/Caroline Montgomery