The Atlanta Journal-Constitution featured Peachtree Hills Place Member Nancy Conrad in an interview regarding The Conrad Foundation, a global STEM competition for high school students that is dedicated to creating collaborative, student-centered learning opportunities that foster innovation and entrepreneurship.
As founding chairman of The Conrad Foundation, Conrad guides The Conrad Challenge from “mission control” at her home at Peachtree Hills Place in Atlanta. The foundation honors the legacy of her late husband Apollo 12 astronaut Charles “Pete” Conrad.
Student teams develop commercially viable products to solve challenges in one of four categories: aerospace and aviation, energy and environment, cyber technology and security, or health and nutrition. Conrad meets students worldwide and their projects continue to amaze her.
“The Gen Z generation, I have so much faith in them,” she continued. “People ask me, ‘where do you get your energy?’ It’s hope. These kids give you hope. It’s so amazing when you just let them dream.”
To read the full article, you may visit the AJC website here.