March 12, 2017

NaFFAA cites Fil-Am women achievers on Int’l Women’s Day

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  • WASHINGTON, DC – In celebration of International Women’s Day, the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) cited the achievements and contributions of Filipino American women in ensuring greater gender equity and access throughout history.

    “NaFFAA proudly celebrates Filipina Americans who have made an impact in their respective fields,” the organization said in a press release, noting a few Filipino American women as examples:

    The late Angelita Castro-Kelly, who received her master’s degree in physics from the University of Maryland, was the first female Mission Operations Manager for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) when she assumed control of the Earth Observing System in 1990.

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