Enanga Daisy Fale
Director, Aerospace Special Interest Group
National Society of Black Engineers
Enanga Daisy Fale is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) advocate and aerospace-defense industry enthusiast. She engages in a number of engineering community service activities focused on technical development, research, and advocacy. Currently, Enanga serves as the Aerospace Special Interest Group (SIG) Director with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and as the newly appointed Regional Deputy Director of Membership within the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). As the Aerospace SIG director, Enanga is focused on empowering individuals to transform the aerospace industry through collaborative and global networks. She has been a member of NSBE and the Aerospace SIG since 2012, when she joined to support and eventually lead the research on the development of an East African Spaceport. Additionally, Enanga’s STEM advocacy began and extends through the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). She has been a SWE society leadership coach and sectional leader with a passion to build shared value between the organization and the local engineering community. Her passion extended to previously supporting committees and initiatives on the globalization of SWE. She also extends her technical and leadership expertise as an educator in electrical and computer engineering technology programs or through appointments on engineering educational review boards.
Enanga relishes opportunities to drive technological advancement within the Aerospace and Defense industry and is enthused that her day to day operations are focused on that. She works as a system engineering manager within Northrop Grumman to provide technical leadership and management of a systems engineering department, systems integration capabilities, and a system virtualization lab (i.e. virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality) for multiple product lines and platforms. She holds previous engineering and leadership experiences with fortune 100 companies extensively focused on the systems and software design of aircraft, avionic, and other industrial applications.
She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from St. Cloud State University with a concentration on Aviation Operations and Avionics and a Masters in Systems Engineering with a Certificate in Human-Computer Interaction from Iowa State University. She has been recognized for her work and achievements from St. Cloud State University through the 2018 Alumni Service Award; from NSBE through the 2018 Professional Leader Award, 2017 Technical Excellence Ambassador Award, and 2016 NSBE Space SIG Leadership Team Facilitator Award; from SWE through the 2014 Governor’s Choice Award and SWE Chicago Regional Section Professional Development Award; from college institutions for Instructor Performance; and from employer recognition programs for Customer Focus, Performance, and Leadership on programs within the aerospace and defense industry.
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