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 “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The Beauty of Humanity, the Joy of Diversity

The Beauty of Humanity, the Joy of Diversity

"The Girls" and I are pleased to announce we won Honorable Mention at SHIFTING NARRATIVES for "The Beauty of Humanity, the Joy of Diversity." Around the world, women can choose a variety of careers but continue to be under-represented in: 1. STEM Careers (Science,...

The motherhood gap

The motherhood gap

If 6% of commercial pilots are women, why do only 2-3% continue flying until mandatory retirement at age 65? Women pay a price for seeking a more flexible job after having children. The majority of the wage gap is created when women have their first child: they opt...

Announcing…

Announcing…

Recipient of the 99s New Track Scholarship sponsored by 99s Robin Hadfield & Lola Reid Allin.

New Track Scholarship 99s

New Track Scholarship 99s

The East Canada Section 99s is pleased to offer the New Track Scholarship to a determined, goal-oriented member of the East Canada Section pursuing a career in commercial aviation. The scholarship, which may be awarded annually, will provide one award of $1000 for...

You can’t be what you can’t see: Inspiring others

You can’t be what you can’t see: Inspiring others

Lola Reid Allin's presentation [about women in aviation and other non-traditional occupations] impacted me in a way that made me want to go for things I feel passionate about. She explained how she really wanted to be a pilot when she was a young woman but not many...

I heard a RUMOUR the other day…

I heard a RUMOUR the other day…

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is a pop-cultural artifact of dialogue and laments summing the “emotional condition of a generation.”

Northern Lights Aero Foundation

Northern Lights Aero Foundation

Absolutely thrilled to announce I’ve joined the ranks of very illustrious Women in Aviation who speak on behalf of the Northern Lights Aero Foundation, a Canadian non-profit organization created to recognize the achievements of women in aviation and to encourage...

Alumni of Distinction Award 2020 Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre

Alumni of Distinction Award 2020 Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre

Delighted to receive this award, a recognition of: – WWFC’s first female Chief Flight Instructor (Class I Civil Aviation Instructor)– first Canadian female to fly the Twin Otter (DHC-6/300)– first female at DeHavilland/Flight Safety (Supervisor, DHC-6/300 Flight...