Portrait Of: Sylvia Acevedo Maria Hinojosa sits down with the CEO of the Girl Scouts, Sylvia Acevedo, who is also an American engineer, businesswoman, and executive. She discusses what it was like to be a pioneering Latina engineer in the male-dominated world of NASA, and how she went from being a rocket scientist to being the CEO of the Girl Scouts.
This segment was originally broadcast on September 29, 2017.
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Portrait Of: Sylvia Acevedo

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Portrait Of: Sylvia Acevedo

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Maria Hinojosa sits down with the CEO of the Girl Scouts, Sylvia Acevedo, who is also an American engineer, businesswoman, and executive. She discusses what it was like to be a pioneering Latina engineer in the male-dominated world of NASA, and how she went from being a rocket scientist to being the CEO of the Girl Scouts.
This segment was originally broadcast on September 29, 2017.