Sir Peter Blake Trust - 10 Inspiring Lessons

1. Understand your values

2. Listen

3. Have confidence

4. Lead by exemple

5. Be corageous

6. Learn and grow

7. Be resilient

8. Walk the talk

9. Have integrity

10. Build a great team

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Image description: Aliya Merali, a program leader in science education at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), experiences near weightlessness on a microgravity flight aboard the “Weightless Wonder” as part of a collaboration with NASA. 
Combining her background in physics with her interest in outreach and science communication, Merali now coordinates a variety of events geared towards providing opportunities for students interested in science careers.
She directs a conference for more than 350 young women interested in the science and technology fields, works in an underprivileged school district to bring science experiments to life with underrepresented students and collaborates on a multitude of other outreach programs including internships, science competitions, and mentoring programs.
Learn more about Aliya’s work as a scientist at the Energy Department.

usagov:

Image description: Aliya Merali, a program leader in science education at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), experiences near weightlessness on a microgravity flight aboard the “Weightless Wonder” as part of a collaboration with NASA. 

Combining her background in physics with her interest in outreach and science communication, Merali now coordinates a variety of events geared towards providing opportunities for students interested in science careers.

She directs a conference for more than 350 young women interested in the science and technology fields, works in an underprivileged school district to bring science experiments to life with underrepresented students and collaborates on a multitude of other outreach programs including internships, science competitions, and mentoring programs.

Learn more about Aliya’s work as a scientist at the Energy Department.

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On 24 May 1918 the cruiser USS Olympia (C 6) anchored at Kola Inlet, Murmansk, Russia, to protect refugees during the Russian Revolution. Olympia, shown in this image at right, is now a museum ship on the Philadelphia waterfront.

navyhistory:

On 24 May 1918 the cruiser USS Olympia (C 6) anchored at Kola Inlet, Murmansk, Russia, to protect refugees during the Russian Revolution. Olympia, shown in this image at right, is now a museum ship on the Philadelphia waterfront.

navyhistory:

BOOK REVIEW – The U.S. Navy Seabee Alaskan Oil Expedition 1944, With Additional WWII Alaskan History
By Kenneth E. Bingham., Seabee Books, Binghamus Press, (2011).
Reviewed by Charles H. Bogart
The author has divided this book into six sections. Over half of the book is a reprint of Construction Battalion Detachment 1058′s cruise book covering its tour of duty at Barrow, Alaska, during 1944-1945. The author provides a 5-page introduction into the Navy’s decision in 1944 to explore Naval Petroleum Reserve Number Four. This reserve covered 35,000 square miles at Barrow, the most northern tip of Alaska. The 183 pages following the book’s introduction is a direct reprint of the 1945 cruise book.
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navyhistory:

BOOK REVIEW – The U.S. Navy Seabee Alaskan Oil Expedition 1944, With Additional WWII Alaskan History

By Kenneth E. Bingham., Seabee Books, Binghamus Press, (2011).

Reviewed by Charles H. Bogart

The author has divided this book into six sections. Over half of the book is a reprint of Construction Battalion Detachment 1058′s cruise book covering its tour of duty at Barrow, Alaska, during 1944-1945. The author provides a 5-page introduction into the Navy’s decision in 1944 to explore Naval Petroleum Reserve Number Four. This reserve covered 35,000 square miles at Barrow, the most northern tip of Alaska. The 183 pages following the book’s introduction is a direct reprint of the 1945 cruise book.

(read the full review)