Aerospace Engineer Jackelynne Silva from Cusco, a Flight Controller for NASA, will talk with students in Cusco, Puno and Lima

Jackelynne is 31 years old, has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Translation and Interpretation from Rutgers University, a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Science from Embry-Riddle and a Master of Science from Georgia Tech, and has worked as an engineer for NASA in the United States.

Her dream is to become an astronaut. Jackelynne represents women, mothers, sisters, and daughters who strive for achievement, and is traveling to three Peruvian cities to inspire young people. On May 22, she will speak to students at the “Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco” Auditorium at 4 PM and at ICPNA Cusco at Av. Los Incas 1506 at 7 pm.

On May 24, she will speak at Colegio Santa Rosa and at the National University of the Altiplano in Puno. Her stay in Peru will conclude on Friday 26 when she will speak at Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (UPC) in Lima at 11:30 a.m. This event will be open to the public.