Northern Lights Aero Foundation

Dec 7, 2020

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 females of all ages to consider careers in aviation and aerospace.

Lola in YXY-Photo Darcy McVeigh
Me after fun flight, Whitehorse, Yukon (Photo credit Darcy McVeigh)

Women CAN have careers in aviation.

Women CAN be charter pilots, airline pilots, civilian pilots, military pilots, helicopter pilots, floatplane pilots, Air Traffic Controllers, flight instructors, educators in aviation and engineering programs at university & college, and aircraft maintenance engineers.

Women CAN participate in flight operations, dispatching & ground control of aircraft, and aspire to management roles as owners or operators.

Me, in front of the Women in Aviation Wall. Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario (Photo credit JC Allin)

Contact me or any of the speakers at the NLAF Speakers Bureau for your next gathering
— in person or online.

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