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Camille Wardrop Alleyne
Founder and CEO
Arusha Space
We Need More Space
Main Stage
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 17:30 - 18:05
Enlightening the Cosmos
Monday, March 04, 2024 14:40 - 15:10
Fireside Chat
Dr. Alleyne ( is a rocket engineer, space scientist, internationally-acclaimed speaker, writer, educational leader and science ambassador whose accomplishments in the field of space exploration have been extraordinary. In the highly technical fields of science and engineering where women are in the minority, she is one of the most-recognized women in aerospace engineering and one of the few women of color to serve in a senior leadership role at NASA. Dr. Alleyne has dedicated her 29-year career to advancing the areas of aerospace and space technology development, specifically in the fields of human space flight, space vehicle systems engineering, integration and testing and space (microgravity) research. Dr. Alleyne is also an expert in the areas of space, science and technology application in international development, specifically focused on developing countries. Dr. Alleyne is renowned for her work on global STEM education for girls, which she does through The Brightest Stars Foundation founded in 2007. This is a non-governmental organization dedicated to educating, empowering and inspiring young women to be future leaders through the study of science, math and technology.