Nigerian Lady Becomes First Black Woman To Bag Ph.D.In Aerospace Engineering From University of Texas

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A Nigerian lady based in the United Staes Of America by the name of Wendy A. Okolo has made us proud as becomes the Black woman to obtain a Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering from University of Texas at Arlington.

Wendy A. Okolo is an aerospace research engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center. She is also the Special Emphasis Programs Manager for Women at Ames.

Okolo started her career as an undergraduate intern for Lockheed Martin, working on NASA’s Orion spacecraft. Over the course of two summers.

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#BlackExcellence: Wendy A. Okolo becomes the Black woman to obtain a Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering from University of Texas at Arlington👏🏿👏🏿. – Wendy A. Okolo is an aerospace research engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center. She is also the Special Emphasis Programs Manager for Women at Ames. Okolo started her career as an undergraduate intern for Lockheed Martin, working on NASA's Orion spacecraft. Over the course of two summers, she interned with the Requirements Management Office in Systems Engineering and the Hatch Mechanisms team in Mechanical Engineering. Okolo is a Sub-Project Manager in the Intelligent Systems Division of NASA Ames. She is a also research engineer in the Discovery and Systems Health Technology (DaSH). – She has won numerous awards of excellence in including the BEYA Global Competitiveness Conference Award (2019) – The Most Promising Engineer in the United States government. #blackexcellence #womenempowerment #mondaymotivation #wendyokolo #genevievemagazine

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