June 29, 2016 spaceport2

Spaceport America Hosts International Students

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Spaceport America hosts international students as part of the Innovation Academy for Women of the Americas – (The Academy)

The University of New Mexico Global Education Office in partnership with the Universidad La Salle (Mexico) and the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (Mexico) are hosting students on a visit to New Mexico as part of The Innovation Academy for Women in the AmericasIt is a unique program focused on facilitating the academic and career advancement of women, particularly from underrepresented, minority, and indigenous groups in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Architecture (STEM+A) by providing them with the knowledge, skills, and support to ascend to higher level research and senior leadership roles in the workforce. The Academy will operate under a model that creates global exposure through education abroad that focuses on the development of academic, research, and professional skills, coupled with on-going mentorship and support to students.

It was my pleasure to be able to host these outstanding young women on a tour of Spaceport America. They are embarking on an exciting journey as they start their careers and I am confident they will make a positive difference in the world.”
– Christine Anderson, Spaceport America CEO

Christine Anderson
CEO, Spaceport America

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