Mission Possible: What Natalie Panek’s space odyssey means for young women

Natalie Panek’s 2012 TEDxYouth@Toronto talk was quick to home in on women whose names we know – reality show stars and lingerie models. While the audience was familiar with Heidi Klum and Kim Kardashian, they were lost when she mentioned high-achievers like Melissa Pemberton and Marissa Mayer. For women in fields like aerospace engineering and aeronautics, this lack of popular representation is expected. Panek’s mission is to change that.  Read on…