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Leading as a Woman: Women in Leadership Series

November 16 at 7pm (virtual)

Featuring Jennifer Lyons, Deputy Manager for NASA Gateway Deep Space Logistics

Jennifer Lyons is the only woman in the universe leading the development of a deep space commercial chain to the Moon and beyond. Lyons is the deputy manager for the Gateway Program’s Deep Space Logistics at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. She received a B.S. in aerospace and ocean engineering from Virginia Tech, an M.S. in space technology from the Florida Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in engineering management from the University of Central Florida.

Teamwork is Key: Women in Leadership Series

Featuring Jamie Helmer, Director of Fuel Efficiency for Norfolk Southern

Jamie Helmer serves as director of fuel efficiency for Norfolk Southern. In her 26-year career with Norfolk Southern, she has worked in or with almost every department, from manager of process improvements to overseeing a locomotive shop and working on information technology projects. Educating colleagues, working hard, bringing people together, and building trust is vital – and those approaches are also how she has conquered her career in a strongly male dominated industry. Jamie holds a B.S in computer engineering and M.I.T. degree from Virginia Tech.

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