Meir was included in Time magazine's Most Influential People of Jessica Meir was born in Caribou , Maine , to a Swedish mother who was a nurse and an Israeli father of Sephardic Jewish Iraqi-Jewish descent, who worked as a physician. The couple moved to Maine, US where Meir was born. She was inspired to venture into space after watching the Space Shuttle missions on television. Meir knew no one who worked for NASA or for the space program. She attributes her abiding dream of personally participating in space exploration to the love of nature she learned from her mother, and from her father's predilection for wandering and adventure.
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Oakwood University is a private , historically black Seventh-day Adventist university in Huntsville, Alabama. It is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Oakwood University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through the following schools: . There are over 30 clubs and organizations on campus.