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Woman Immigrates to US with $300; Now Leads NASA Mars Rover Team

NASA into a reality. She works as an aerospace engineer, leading a 45-person team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab.

There, her team worked on creating the robotic arm for the Perseverance Mars rover.As a little girl growing up in Colombia, Diana longed to explore the universe and gain more understanding of it. This fascination led to her taking a huge leap of faith to achieve her dreams.She knew she wanted to pursue a career in science but saw many hurdles in her path.

Being a Latina woman in a male-dominated field, Diana felt unsure how far she could advance her career. However, her Dad thought that being able to speak a second language would give her an advantage.

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