Inspire young women to pursue STEM careers and explore the universe of possibilities with Nancy Vermeulen, speaker, space pioneer, and founder of the Space Training Academy.
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Nancy Vermeulen | Speaker Biography
Nancy is an exemplary space pioneer who is paving the way for women to pursue careers in STEM. Her journey began with the completion of a master's degree in theoretical physics and astronomy, which propelled her into the field of science and research. With her sights set on becoming an astronaut, Nancy took the initiative to learn how to pilot a plane and eventually became a senior flight instructor.
By seamlessly combining her expertise in both areas, Nancy has embarked on a mission to bridge the gap between people and the universe. This led her to establish the 'Space Training Academy', a platform designed to prepare individuals aspiring to travel to space one day. Through the lens of astronomy and the vastness of the universe, Nancy reimagines and reframes essential business concepts like leadership, communication, and teamwork. Drawing upon her extensive knowledge of aerospace and the rational approach required in space, she applies these principles to everyday life here on Earth.
Nancy's exceptional speaking skills make her an inspiring figure for young women seeking to explore STEM careers. She encourages them to transcend conventional boundaries and look beyond the stars for their aspirations. With her nuanced approach to important business topics, Nancy ignites out-of-the-box thinking and fosters innovative perspectives.