Ilsa is the Manager of the Space Systems division at the Aerospace Industries Association. In this role, she works with AIA members to support and advocate for relevant industry issues in civil, commercial, and national security space. She also oversees policy initiatives on sustainable space, orbital debris management, and human spaceflight. Prior to her current position, Ilsa worked with the Virginia Air and Space Science Center to bring STEM education and mentorship initiatives to diverse communities. She also worked with the state of New Mexico, where she focused on strengthening and supporting the state's aerospace industry. Ilsa is an M.A candidate at Johns Hopkins University, and is also pursuing her private pilot's license.
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