Space: our invisible landfill | Natalie Panek | TEDxToronto

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On October 22, 2015, some of Toronto’s greatest thinkers and change-makers joined together onstage at TEDxToronto to deliver powerful talks and performances that embodied our theme, Thresholds.

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Natalie Panek is an aerospace engineer, adventurer, and advocate for women in technology.

She works on the next generation of Canadian space robotics at MDA’s Robotics and Automation division. Prior to her position at MDA, Natalie drove a solar powered car across North America, acquired a private pilot’s license, and interned at both NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and NASA’s Ames Research Center.

Natalie is the 2013 recipient of the University of Calgary Graduate of the Last Decade Award, one of the Women’s Executive Network 2014 Top 100 Most Powerful Women, and one of Forbes 30 under 30.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx