Kim Binsted invited to speak WLSTE+10

Kim Binsted

Dr. Kim Binsted

ICS professor, Kim Binsted, has been invited to speak at the 10th annual meeting of the International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering (WLSTE+10). The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), hosts WLSTE+10 in the State of Kuwait on 23-25 October, 2017.



The conference aims are to:

  • Celebrate and reflect on 10 years of progress toward advancing women in STI.
  • Engage early-career women in STI through strong networking and mentoring opportunities.
  • Identify barriers to the advancement of women in STI and generate context-specific solutions.
  • Identify tools for motivating and empowering women in their early career choices.

Dr. Binsted is the Principal Investigator for the NASA-funded HI-SEAS (Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) program, which conducts long-duration space exploration simulations at an isolated habitat on Mauna Loa.