Career advice for engineers from NASA director

Dr. Christyl Johnson is Deputy Director for technology and research investments at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Inspired by the Apollo 11 moon landing as a child, Dr Johnson went on to pursue her interest in science, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in physics, a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in systems engineering.

Now, she is responsible for the future of the Center and developing investment plans to support future missions with the right technology.

In a recent interview with Forbes, Dr. Johnson described her role at NASA, the lessons she’s learnt in her career so far and what advice she’d give to young women in STEM careers.

You can read the full article here.

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