Indian-American Bhavya Lal is making India proud with her endeavors


The people of India residing abroad have brought laurels to the name of India worldwide due to their talent, their expertise in their field and their commitment. Although technically they will not be called citizens of India but, this gives every Indian a chance to be happy, to feel proud. Now this opportunity has been given to Bhavya Lal of Indian origin. Expert in space science, satellites, space nuclear energy and space exploration, Bhavya has been appointed by NASA as its acting chief of staff.
Kamala Harris, who was sworn in as Vice President along with the new President Joe Biden, became the first woman to reach this post, now Bhavya Lal, an Indian-American engineer is in the headlines. The Biden administration appointed Bhavya as the executive head of the prestigious US Space Research Agency NASA.
However, Bhavya came into the news only after Biden’s victory in the US, when she was made a member of the Biden Presidential Transition Agency Review Team set up for NASA. As a member of that team, her job was to oversee the agency’s transition to the Biden administration.
The task of that team was to transfer responsibilities from the team of scientists, experts and administrators who were responsible for NASA during the Trump administration. According to NASA’s website, Bhavya Lal will also serve as Senior Advisor on budget and finance in the agency.
Bhavya Lal holds a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering, and a Master of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She had also completed Masters of Science in Technology and Policy from MIT. In addition, she holds a doctoral degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from George Washington University.
Bhavya Lal is a famous name in the space technology and policy community. Bhavya Lal’s more than 50 papers have been published in several journals like The Economist, National Geographic, Space News. She is inspiring millions through her hard work and dedication.


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