Top row (L to R): Vanessa Awate, Mahsa Taheran Vernoosfaderani, Maya Nasr; Bottom row: Leanne Su, Katherine Opacich, Adriana Mitchell

Introducing 2022 Amelia Earhart Fellows

Zonta International is pleased to announce the 2022 Amelia Earhart Fellows. These 30 women—from 18 countries—have achieved an outstanding academic record and demonstrated initiative, ambition and commitment to pursuing a career in aerospace engineering and space sciences:

  • Eleonora Andreis, Italy
  • Vanessa Awate, Senegal and United States
  • Madison Borrelli, United States
  • Jordan Bretzfelder, United States
  • Dorota Budzyń, Poland
  • Anivid Pedrós Faura, Spain 
  • Marie Fayolle, France
  • Abigail Flom, United States 
  • Mariachiara Gallia, Italy
  • Maaninee Gupta, India
  • Maren Hülsmann, Germany
  • Jeimmy Nataly Buitrago Leiva, Colombia
  • Yana Lishkova Bulgaria
  • Sara Miller, United States
  • Adriana Mitchell, United States and Brazil
  • Maya Nasr, Lebanon 
  • Benita Nortmann, Germany and Switzerland
  • Funmilola Oluwafemi, Nigeria 
  • Katherine Opacich, United States
  • Eleni Ravanis, United Kingdom and Greece
  • Archana Tikayat Ray, India
  • Malina Reitemeyer, Germany
  • Lidia Carós Roca, Spain
  • Madeleine Schroeder, United States
  • Emileigh Shoemaker, United States 
  • Caroline Hamilton Smith, Australia
  • Emma Stevenson, United Kingdom
  • Leanne Su, United States
  • Pa Chia Thao, United States
  • Mahsa Taheran Vernoosfaderanik, Iran

The 2022 Amelia Earhart Fellows are studying aeronautics, aerospace engineering, astronomy, mechanical engineering, planetary science and more. Click here for a PDF that includes the recipients’ schools and fields of study. 

26 MAY 2022