Hogan Lovells partner Randy Segal honored by Space & Satellite Professionals International as 2018 Mentor of the Year

Washington D. C., 20 September 2018 – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) has named Hogan Lovells partner Randy Segal as its 2018 Mentor of the Year. The award recognizes Segal for the many years of advice, support, and inspiration she has provided to young professionals throughout her career.

Segal co-heads the global Space and Satellite practice at Hogan Lovells from our Northern Virginia office, a position she has held for nine years. Her career in the space and satellite industry started in 1992, and includes many leadership roles representing a wide range of clients, including some of the most active global satellite innovators and new space companies, startups, large Silicon Valley players, private equity and strategic investors, and even sovereign governments. 

Throughout her career, Segal has served as a mentor, guide, and advisor for aspiring space professionals, particularly the growing number of young women entering the field. Her efforts include working with SatNews to profile more women at its SmallSat and Satellite Innovation Symposiums, as well as actively working with the Women in Space Initiative to advocate for mentorship and support for women in the satellite industry. For these achievements, the Women in Space recognized Segal  as the first honoree for their Women in Space Excellence Award in March 2018.

Segal has also served as a visiting faculty lecturer at the International Space University since 2012. Prior to that appointment, she served as an adjunct professor at George Mason University Law School for over 10 years, further demonstrating her commitment to educating and mentoring the next generation of industry professionals.

SSPI is the largest space and satellite industry association in the world. It promotes the use of space and satellites as indispensable infrastructure of the modern world, and helps individuals pursue careers in the space and satellite industry through research, career education for young people, management education for working professionals, and talent recognition that spans the industry.

Segal’s full public biography is available here.

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