The new Sally Ride quarter has a lot of symbolism

By Melissa Truth Miller for Nerdist March 16, 2022 A new quarter honoring Dr. Sally Ride debuted March 21, 2022. The coin is the latest in the American Women Quarters collection. It highlights her trailblazing spirit as the first American woman in space and her advocacy for equitable science education. Her life and business partner, Tam […]

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Segment of Highway 101 to be named in honor of trailblazing astronaut Sally Ride

The California Legislature has voted to rename a section of State Highway 101 in the West San Fernando Valley as the Dr. Sally Ride Memorial Highway. Assembly member Jesse Gabriel (D-Woodland Hills) introduced the resolution to honor the pioneering astronaut, who grew up in Encino. ⁠ “As the first American woman in space, Dr. Sally […]

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The San Diego Union-Tribune – “Sally Ride: Astronaut who reached for the stars, not stardom”

The San Diego Union-Tribune and the Women’s Museum of California are celebrating a century of female achievement in San Diego to mark the 100th year of women’s suffrage in America. The second installment of this series pays tribute to pioneering female scientists and researchers who pushed boundaries in exploring our world—and beyond—and helped cultivate new generations […]

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The Guardian: Second Annual Women in Leadership Conference Held at UCSD

By Natalie Tran The Guardian, UC San Diego, May 28, 2019 The second annual Women in Leadership event was hosted by Sally Ride Science @ UC San Diego was held in Price Center West on May 22, featuring a panel discussion with CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA Sylvia Acevedo, best-selling author and former […]

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