Ellen Ochoa Directs $100,000 Gift to SDSU College of Engineering Femineer® Program 

Ellen Ochoa and Daisy Galeana

 Daisy Galeana and Ellen Ochoa at the President’s Lecture Series where the gift was announced. Galeana and Ochoa are both SDSU alumni. 

On behalf of the College of Engineering, we are pleased to share that a $100,000 gift has been made to establish an endowment for the SDSU Femineer® Program. Dr. Ellen Ochoa, a College of Sciences alumnae directed the gift to the program from a foundation that she serves on. Ochoa is the first Hispanic female astronaut to go into space in 1993.

The College and the SDSU Femineer® Program are grateful for Dr. Ochoa's support.  If you or someone you know is interested in providing philanthropic support to the College of Engineering, please contact Kate Carinder at: [email protected]