AAUW presents planetary science speaker
Last updated 11/26/2009 at Noon
FALLBROOK – It was off to outer space for members and guests at the annual AAUW Education Foundation/Legal Advocacy Fund Tea this month when speaker Amanda Hendrix, Ph.D, spoke about her work as a planetary scientist.
Dr. Hendrix, who works for Jet Propulsion Laboratory, addressed the latest group of Tech Trekkers to inspire the possibilities of careers in the sciences. Hendrix spoke about her journey to become involved with outer space from the time she was in the third grade. Her project, a diorama of the solar system was displayed, and from there she described the educational path she...