American former astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper to visit Azerbaijan
American former astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper will visit Azerbaijan, the US Embassy in Azerbaijan reported.
"The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan is pleased to sponsor U.S. Navy Captain and former NASA astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper’s visit to Azerbaijan from December 10-12, 2017. Captain Piper will share her story with Azerbaijanis, talking about her career and opportunities, especially for young women, in the science and math fields. Captain Piper visited American Corner in Kurdemir, will visit the American Centers in Baku and meet with local young people, hold presentations at the Azerbaijan Armed Forces War College, and speak at the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, ADA University, the Baku Engineering University and the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry Academy. Catch Captain Piper on the Boomerang morning radio show on Azad Azerbaijan 106.3 FM at 9:00 on Monday, December 11, or join her at one of the following events open to the public:
Tuesday, December 12 16:30-17:30 Career Development Speaker
Session at the Baku American Center of Azerbaijan University of
Languages and US Embassy
Address: Azerbaijan University of Languages – 134 R. Behbudov st, (012) 441 3640
Tuesday, December 12 19:00-21:00 Career Development Speaker
Session organized by WoWoman Group
Address: Landmark, Rotunda Hall – 90A Nizami st, (051) 381 11 83
For more information about Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper, please visit NASA’s official webpage at: https://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/stefanys.html," US Embassy said.
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