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Dine with inspiring leaders from various industries and organizations. At Leadership Dinners, you will interact with proven leaders and a small group of graduate students over dinner at the Faculty Club.
Ellen Ochoa, former director, NASA's Johnson Space Center
Ellen Ochoa served as the Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, leading the human space flight enterprise for the nation. The first Latina in space on the shuttle Discovery, she has flown in space four times, leading onboard scientific activities, operating the robotic arm, and serving as flight engineer during the launch, rendezvous, and entry phases of the mission. She earned Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering at Stanford, following a B.S. in Physics from San Diego State University. A former Stanford trustee, Dr. Ochoa currently provides executive guidance and board service for a variety of organizations.
Leadership Dinners have limited seating. If you are accepted you must confirm your place by submitting a Student Participation Fee Agreement, which authorizes VPGE to charge $50 to your Stanford bill – only if you do not fully participate in the event.
Dr. Ochoa will also be speaking the night before at WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS), Monday, October 22, 2018 at 4 PM. This is a great opportunity if you want to hear more about her story before the Dinner. More information and registration can be found here.
- Leadership & Management
- Personal Development
- Career Development