Wendy Holladay

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.

I have spent my entire professional career, 29 years, at NASA Stennis Space Center. Growing up, I never thought about working for NASA. I actually wanted to work in Energy Development. But, when my husband and I moved to New Orleans, I had just received by BSEE and a BS in Chemistry and needed a job. I answered an advertisement in the local newspaper and to my utter astonishment, received an offer. Keep reading →