9 Jan 2017

NWIC Senior Makes Semifinals in Competitive “The Search for Hidden Figures Contest”

“For a while, Matilda Brooks wasn’t sure how to tell people what she wanted to do after college, because the job she wants doesn’t exist yet.

“I basically want to fly rich people to space,” Brooks says with a laugh.

Brooks, a 28-year-old member of the Yurok Tribe of California and a senior at Northwest Indian College on the Lummi Reservation, says going into commercial space flight is only one of her ambitions.”

Read More Here: Bellingham Herald (Matilda Brooks’ Full Story)