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NASA’s Chief Scientist Dr. Ellen Stofan Kicks Off The Nifty Fifty Program!

By Nifty Fifty Host Carol Bengle Gilbert Very often, even the host can’t helped but be inspired by the Nifty Fifty talks. Monday, I listened to Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA’s chief scientist, address middle school students at the Nysmith School for the Gifted in Herndon, Virginia. The school decided to announce the science fair winners in conjunction with…

If there is a piece of advice that Kathie Olsen would give students, it would be this: “Be aware that you’re most likely going to be changing your directions and your careers throughout your entire life and you need to be open to it and look forward to the opportunities.” She should know, because that’s…