Betsy Congdon of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab is the lead thermal engineer on the heat shield that will protect the probe from the Sun.
Ross was an active member and Fellow of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and her impact on women in engineering resulted in the Mary G. Ross Scholarship, administered by the Santa Clara Valley Section.
In a long career, Mary G. Ross had many accomplishments including being the first woman engineer employed by Lockheed Missiles and Space Company.
Mary G. Ross is noted for her contributions to the aerospace industry and as a role model and mentor for American Indians. She was a Fellow of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
This article by Karen Horting was first published by Forbes. Horting is Executive Director and CEO at the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) overseeing global initiatives in support of women in engineering and tech. There is a huge pool of talent full of those who have taken a career break to care for a child or an elderly
Miona Short has become the first African-American woman to earn a bachelor of science in astrophysics from UW-Madison.
Rocky Mountain PBS and the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame featured former SWE President Jill Tietjen in the broadcast series “Great Colorado Women."