Anita Douglas


This is one among a collection of videos and essays from women who contribute to NASA’s mission. They are part of the agency’s efforts to create a collaborative and supportive community of women at the agency, inspire girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and to encourage openness and accountability at NASA.

Growing up as a girl in a small town in Colfax, Louisiana, I didn’t aspire to work for NASA because I thought, as a lot of people still do, that only engineers and scientists can work for such a highly technical organization. Keep reading →