Karuna Pai In converstion with Anna Lee Fisher at US India Chamber of Commerce Women's Conference
Karuna Pai Mar 01, 2019 220 Views 0 Comments
The USICOC hosted their 3rd Annual Women's Conference at George W Bush Presidential Library on February 22nd 2019.
This event brought women entrepreneurs and professionals together in fellowship to network, learn from successful women and from each other, and grow through inspiration and support. The conference featured some amazing women entrepreneurs and professional leaders who shared key leadership insights, their trials and tribulations and individual journey leading them there.
"Women Amongst the Stars: " The Keynote Speaker Dr. Anna Lee Fisher
Dr. Fisher is retired Astronaut NASA, Medical doctor, Chemist, and known as ‘First Mother in Space’. She was selected as an astronaut in January of 1978 and completed her training and evaluation period by August 1979. During her time at NASA she worked on three major programs including the Space Shuttle Program, the International Space Station and the Orion Project. She also served on the Astronaut Selection Board for the 1987 Class of Astronauts. Later in her career, she served as Chief of the Space Station Branch of the Astronaut office with oversight responsibility for 40-50 astronauts and support engineers. She took a leave of absence from 1988 to 1996 to raise her two daughters. She retired from NASA in April 2017.