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Statement from Nancy Conrad regarding the passing of Sally Ride

Press Release From: Conrad Foundation
Posted: Monday, July 23, 2012

image "The Conrad Foundation and our students and partners are saddened to hear of Sally Ride's untimely death. Sally was a great physicist, astronaut, educator and American hero. She dedicated her life to bringing the world of science to girls with her Sally Ride Science Academy and Camps. She was a wonderful role model for young women and girls and will be sadly missed. We salute her contribution to our nation and to our future."

Nancy Conrad
Founder & Chairman
The Conrad Foundation

About the Conrad Foundation

The Conrad Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to 21st century, immersive learning, where students use their imagination and innovation to enrich their classroom studies and do something real. The Foundation is the only organization of its kind whose programs combine education, innovation and entrepreneurship to inspire solutions for achieving global sustainability. For more information, visit www.conradfoundation.org.

CONTACT:

Carrie Taylor
Conrad Foundation
(832) 864-7223 office
carrie@conradfoundation.org

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