NASA guest lecture streamed by 8.5K viewers online

Dr Ellen Stofan

Dr Ellen Stofan, Chief Scientist at NASA gave a guest presentation on campus, which has been streamed to 8.5K viewers online.

On Friday 28th October, Dr Ellen Stofan from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) visited the campus to give an inspiring lecture to students and staff at Loughborough University London.
 
Dr Stofan spoke at length about NASA's journey to Mars in 2030, as well as the progress and challenges of Science Diplomacy and women in STEM. Following the presentation, Dr Stofan took a number of questions from students in the lecture and online.The lecture was streamed live from Loughborough University's Facebook account, which has received 8.5K views and reached over 40,000 users. The video has received great feedback by students, staff and viewers online.Speaking of the event,
 
Mahvash Siddiqui, Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Officer, U.S. Embassy in London said:

What a fabulous event! Huge thanks from the US embassy and NASA for facilitating Dr. Ellen Stofan. She really enjoyed meeting students and staff at Loughborough University London and was thrilled to see such an active participation from students, both in person and online. We admire the leadership of Professor Nabil Ayad from the Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance at Loughborough University London. Thank you to Professor Nabil for believing in Science diplomacy and bridging the gaps of understanding.

Mahvash Siddiqui, Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Officer, U.S. Embassy London