Rising Star Farah Alibay: A Female Engineer @NASA Conquering Mars and Gender Equality

Farah Alibay is a female aerospace engineer in a male-dominated field, but that hasn’t stopped the 32-year-old from forging ahead at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Los Angeles to help reveal the secrets of Mars.

Alibay, who grew up in Joliette, Quebec, first became interested in space when she saw the movie “Apollo 13” at the age of 10.

Read how Farah is committed to increasing diversity and the visibility of women in her field:  A Female Engineer At NASA Is Conquering Mars — And Gender Equality

In this video report by CityNews Montreal, video journalist, Sharon Yonan-Renold reports on how Farah hopes to inspire more women like her to follow their dreams of space exploration. 

Click image below to watch video report at the source.

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