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Community - April 13, 2011

Two win Amelia Earhart Fellowships

Noel Bakhtian and Cecilia Larrosa were honored with Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships at a luncheon held Jan. 15 at Left Bank restaurant in Menlo Park. The two $10,000 fellowships were awarded by local Zonta Clubs belonging to District 9, Area One, of Zonta International.

By awarding the fellowships, Zonta encourages women to enter aerospace-related fields. Both Ms. Bakhtian and Ms. Larrosa are doctoral students in the field of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University.

Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working to advance the status of women.

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