Allies and Advocates for Women (A2W)

Leads: Matt Simon and Michelle Pizzo

Contact Info:



Website: a2w.larc.nasa.gov


  • Our Vision
    • A workforce that promotes opportunities and supports a culture that fosters successful women and girls.
  • Our Mission
    • A diverse and inclusive group whose members influence dialog and promote awareness of the challenges women face in STEM environments.
  • Objectives
    • Positively impact the issues that affect women in the workplace
    • Create awareness to decrease stereotypes and biases that negatively impact women in the workplace
    • Play a vital role in LaRC’s retention efforts by offering employees a sense of community and belonging
    • Engage with the CLC to strategically evaluate workforce culture and influence center level policy