Community - April 13, 2011
Two win Amelia Earhart Fellowships
Noel Bakhtian and Cecilia Larrosa were honored with Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships at a luncheon held Jan. 15 at Left Bank restaurant in Menlo Park. The two $10,000 fellowships were awarded by local Zonta Clubs belonging to District 9, Area One, of Zonta International.
By awarding the fellowships, Zonta encourages women to enter aerospace-related fields. Both Ms. Bakhtian and Ms. Larrosa are doctoral students in the field of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University.
Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working to advance the status of women.