Rio de Janeiro, September 21, 2018 – On September 12, a Research Physical Scientist in the Hydrological Sciences Lab at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Dalia Kirschbaum, delivered an informal lecture to a group of 35 high school students. Dr. Kirschbaum presented her current work on the analyses of rainfall satellite images and modeling information to prevent landslides. She highlighted the importance of international collaboration for enhancing ways to predict and analyze natural disasters. She also spoke about her profession as scientist and her experience as a woman pursuing a STEM career. The program was an initiative from the US Consulate General in Rio to support the long standing partnership on English learning at Dupla Escola, CIEP 117. Students volunteered their time to participate in this event and were very interested and motivated to ask questions and interact with Dr. Kirschbaum, who was very positively impressed by the curiosity and scientific interest of the students.