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Our Team.

Meet the members of our Executive and Organisational boards!

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The Executive Board

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Lead Director

Sagarika Rao Valluri (Rika)


Rika  founded  WoAA India through which She aims to bridge the gap between scientists, engineers, and students to create an inclusive space for all genders in space and space-related fields.)

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Director of Outreach

Alka Panda


Alka founded a WOAA chapter and has always been motivated to increase representation of all minorities in STEM. At WOAA India, Alka hopes to create a professional network that can increase awareness about the industry among Indian students.

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Director of Events

Nandini Singh


Nandini's vision for WoAA India is to reach out to a group of like-minded people who can come together and be a part of a larger community where everyone gets equal opportunities and the platform to help each other out in every possible way and create awareness about space education in the society.

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Creative Director

Simran Tyagi


Through her volunteering at WoAA, Simran hopes to make the fields of aeronautics and astronautics a safe and welcoming space for people from all genders, races, and nationalities.

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Director of Operations

Sarah Cader


Sarah considers herself, an advocate for student mental health and her current research focuses on the mental well-being of students in the space sector. She hopes to create a safe and inclusive community for all space nerds, with WoAA India!

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The Organisational Board

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