Space Foundation Invites Public To Attend The Women’s Global Gathering At The 34th Space Symposium

March 8, 2018 – The public is invited to register now to attend the Women’s Global Gathering, an event at the 34th Space Symposium that will be open to the public, without Symposium registration. This motivational luncheon and networking opportunity is open to men and women, and to Symposium registrants and non-registrants.

Scheduled for the last day of the 34th Space Symposium on Thursday, April 19, from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m., at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, the Gathering will include a panel discussion by women who have excelled in the space industry. Sponsorship for the Women’s Global Gathering is provided by BAE Systems, Inc., with corporate host David Logan, Vice President and General Manager, C4ISR Systems.

The panel will be moderated by Katy George, Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company, and will focus on broad workforce issues affecting women. The panelists will discuss evolution of the workplace through their careers, challenges and opportunities and thoughts for young professionals as they face the future. The wide range of professional experience and current responsibilities of the panelists promise a stimulating dialog.

The panelists include:

  • Jenny Barna, Director of Launch, Spire Global, Inc.

  • Lisa S. Disbrow, former Under Secretary of the U.S. Air Force

  • Carol Hibbard, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS)

  • Shelly O’Neill Stoneman, Vice President, Executive Branch and International Government Relations, BAE Systems, Inc.

  • Purchase luncheon tickets now at http://bit.ly/34SS_WGG.