Dr. Elisa Quintana receives the Lupe Ontiveros Dream Award

Dr. Elisa Quintana
Dr. Elisa Quintana

Dr. Elisa Quintana, a senior fellow in the NASA Postdoctoral Program at NASA Ames Research Center received the Lupe Ontiveros Dream Award. Dr. Quintana works with Kepler data to search for and characterize extrasolar planets. The award was presented to Dr. Quintana at a ceremony at the Los Angeles Theatre Center on October 4, 2014. The Lupe Ontiveros Dream Award was initiated last year to recognize women with trailblazing careers who have made contributions to the Latino community. More details about the award are available at http://thelatc.org/latc-honors-tv-star-councilmember-and-world-renown-scientist-at-annual-gala/.