Vinita Marwaha Madill
Founder of Rocket Women
Vinita is an advocate for women in STEM, with a drive to inspire the next generation.
Passionate about human spaceflight and exploration, Vinita leads lunar exploration and astronaut health projects at Mission Control. She has recently been based at the European Space Agency (ESA) (via TERMA B.V.) working on future human spaceflight projects as a Space Operations Engineer, mainly for the European Robotic Arm (ERA), a new robotic arm launched this year to the International Space Station (ISS). In 2012, Vinita founded the global platform Rocket Women, which aims to inspire women around the world and provide advice on working in the space and technology industries, along with providing a scholarship for women in STEM through its apparel proceeds. Vinita was named as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women Leaders in Engineering in the UK & Europe by the Financial Times 2019 and nominated for the UK Women of the Year Awards.