Portia Bowman

Innovation Manager
D-Orbit

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Do what you love.

What do you do?

Come up with new ideas and find a way to implement them into the business

Why did you choose this field?

Space is exciting! I can do anything from exploring the mysteries of the universe to creating technology that saves lives here on Earth.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

Achieving a Masters in Space Engineering that involved designing a crewed mission to Mars

Why do you love working in STEM?

I love listening to other peoples new ideas and enthusiasm

Best advice for next generation?

Do what you love, don't let anyone tell you you no - you can do anything you want to do

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination. - Mae Jemison

NOMINATE a woman in STEM

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