Lisa attends “Women Inspire Innovation”

On April 10th, Lisa attended the conference “Women Inspire Innovation”, organized by the Swiss Embassy in Washington D.C.  She was invited to this event by ETH Zürich because she founded the organization “LIMES” (Ladies In Mechanical and Electrical Studies, www.limes.ethz.ch) for women in mechanical and electrical engineering at ETH.

At the conference she listened to keynote speeches by inspiring Swiss and American personalities including Rebecca Spyke Keiser, Senior Manager for Women@NASA, Cora B. Marrett, Acting Director of the NSF, Professor Kathryn Hess Bellwald of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) and Shelly Kapoor Collins, CEO of Enscient Corporation and  National Co-Chair of Technology for Obama (see photo).

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Lisa (right) and Shelly Kapoor Collins, CEO of Enscient Corporation and National Co-Chair of Technology for the Obama Administration (left), overlooking the Capitol in Washington D.C.

April 16th, 2013