January 22, 2016
To the Stars and Back
Anousheh Ansari in conversation with Marie Brenner
Anousheh Ansari, an Iranian American engineer, captured headlines as the first female private space explorer. The first astronaut of Iranian descent and the first Muslim woman in space, she is the founder of The Ansari Foundation, committed to ensuring the freedom of women around the world and supporting female entrepreneurs. Her memoir, My Dream of Stars: From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer, allows readers to experience the magic of space. In an inspirational conversation with Marie Brenner, she talks about the strength and power of being a woman.
The panel discussion will take place on January 25th, 1:40-2:20pm
Anousheh will be available for media interviews and will have her book My Dream of Stars: From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer available in both English and Hindi.
About Anousheh Ansari:https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/jlfspeakers/anousheh-ansari/
About the Jaipur Literary Festival:https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/about/