2. Abigail Harrison – GC4W Top 100 Women in the World.
““Follow your heart in your studies and do what you love. NASA is looking for people who are passionate about what they do.” ~ Abigail Harrison, Founder and Leader of The Mars Generation
Summary: At the age of 18 years old, Abby founded The Mars Generation, a 501c3 nonprofit with the support of an advisory board of astronauts, engineers, scientists and her hundreds of thousands of online supporters. The non-profit organization has reached over 10 million people in it’s first year of operation and works to educate and excite kids and adults about space exploration and STEM education. Abby was also recently listed on The Huffington Post “20 Under 20” Meet The Next Generation Of STEAM Pioneers.
More on Abby: As the Founder and Leader of The Mars Generation, Abby now has almost one million people joining her on this mission to excite kids about STEM/STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) and also to educate people everywhere of the importance of STEAM and space exploration to the future of humankind.