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Failing Astronomically: How a Teenage Single Mother Became a Senior Designer for NASA
Presented live at FITC Toronto 2018
More info at http://fitc.ca/event/to18/
Presented by Krys Blackwood
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
As a kid, it looked like Krys was going to go great places – a gifted student with epic test scores and unfettered ambition. She was an unstoppable force taking over the world – until she got side tracked. At 19 she was single and pregnant, dropping out of college to figure out how to support a kid while still growing up herself.
This is the intimate, uplifting story of her journey from rock bottom to her dream job, with all the setbacks, triumphs and lessons learned along the way.
Get #protips for living and be inspired by a story of someone who’s had endless second chances and made good on them.
Anyone who’s ever faced a seemingly insurmountable obstacle
Five Things Audience Members Will Learn
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