Top row (L to R): Sahar Rezapour, Grace Calkins, Andrea Nóvoa; Bottom row: Franziska Hild, Ying Luo, Trupti Mahendrakar

Introducing 2023 Amelia Earhart Fellows

Zonta International is pleased to announce the 2023 Amelia Earhart Fellows. These 30 women—from 11 countries—have achieved an outstanding academic record and demonstrated initiative, ambition and commitment to pursuing a career in aerospace engineering and space sciences:

  • Charlotte Bays, United Kingdom
  • Maizey Benner, United States
  • Grace Calkins, United States
  • Martina Caussi, Uruguay
  • Kaylee Champion, United States
  • Gaia Letizia Civardi, Italy
  • Jennifer Colborn, United States
  • Niyati Desai, United States
  • Holly Dinkel, United States
  • Grace Genszler, United States
  • Chloe Gentgen, France
  • Vedasri Godavarthi, India
  • Michaela Hemming, United States
  • Franziska Hild, Germany
  • Swarnalatha Kathalagiri Vasantha Kumar, India
  • Nandita Kumari, India
  • Beatrice Latini, Italy
  • Ying Luo, Australia
  • Trupti Mahendrakar, India
  • Riley McGlasson, United States
  • Andrea Nóvoa, Spain
  • Sierra Ramsey, United States
  • Aspen Reyes, United States
  • Sahar Rezapour, Iran
  • Renee Spear, United States
  • Anne Theurkauf, United States
  • Alicia Torres Gomez, Spain
  • Ariel Walter, United States
  • Minduli Wijayatunga, Sri Lanka
  • Zoë Wilbur, United States

The 2023 Amelia Earhart Fellows are studying aeronautics, aerospace engineering, earth and environmental science, mechanical engineering, planetary science and more. Click here for a PDF that includes the recipients’ schools and fields of study. 

7 June 2023