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November 09, 2018 8:15AM - 9:30AM — Friday Morning Coffee Meetup

Space to Startup

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Erin was a Dragon Mission Director for SpaceX. Then she took off around the world for a year, had a baby, and started her own business. What did she learn from her years working for Elon Musk? How did she take the leap from stable corporate employment to being self-employed and mobile? And where is Wana now, one year after Erin took the big bet on her free babysitting tech startup? Join us for an inside look at the GO from space engineer to social entrepreneur.


Speaker — Erin Beck

Erin Beck is an aerospace engineer, scuba instructor, theatre director, and round-the-world backpacker turned mompreneur at the birth of her first child two years ago. She is the Founder and CEO of Wana, an online marketplace for family-to-family babysitting exchange. Before that, she was a SpaceX Dragon Mission Director, designing and operating the spacecraft bound for the International Space Station. She believes skills are cumulative and transferable across disciplines. She believes being a parent tops them all.

  • Friday — November 09, 2018
    8:15AM - 9:30AM
  • Cross Campus
    85 N Raymond Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91103
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Friday Morning Coffee Meetup

Friday Morning Coffee Meetup is a weekly speaker series that highlights local innovators and provides the local community an inside look on the innovation happening in our city.

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Parking is not provided unless otherwise noted in the event description. Near the venue, there should be convenient public parking lots, street parking, or metered spaces nearby.

Cross Campus
85 N Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103

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November 09, 2018 8:15AM - 9:30AM — Friday Morning Coffee Meetup

Space to Startup

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