Mishaal Ashemimry - KSA
Mishaal Ashemimry is an aerospace engineer who is fascinated by space; she is also a certified pilot and a rescue diver. Her journey towards space began when she was just 6 years old, out in the desert with her mother; Mashaal got fascinated with the sky that was full of stars on that night.
Mashaal wanted to reach for the stars and in order to get there; she needed a rocket; that’s how the whole idea of building her own rocket company launched.
Mishaal is the first Saudi woman to join NASA; she has worked on 22 different rockets as she was working for NASA and another company in the states.
At the age of 26, Mishaal started her own company for building rockets.
Mishaal is a speaker who aims to reach Arab youths to encourage them to have a dream and to pursue it against all odds, using social media platforms to educate her followers about what she does and more.