Closing Keynote

Hear from American engineer, physician and former NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison as she delivers inspirational closing remarks at Opticon19.

Dr. Jemison, who was the first woman of color in the world to go into space, is currently serving as the leader for 100 Year Starship, a far-reaching nonprofit initiative that assures capabilities exist for human travel. Mae Jemison’s accomplishments extend far beyond space and science with achievements including a spot in the National Women's Hall of Fame, one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Boardroom,” and more.

Dr. Mae Jemison

Astronaut, Engineer, Advocate, and Futurist