Dreams Soar founder Shaesta Waiz was born in Afghanistan, emigrating to the United States as a young girl with her parents and five sisters. She is the first female civilian pilot from Afghanstan, the first to earn undergraduate (and graduate) degrees in her family, and flew around the world solo, inspiring thousands to reach for the stars. Read more…
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From the beginning, Dreams Soar has benefitted from an eager, accomplished, and diverse group of volunteers, including some of the top names in aviation. Our outreach to the global population of females, to say “Yes, you can fly! You can thrive in STEM fields!” is a mission that resonates with this tirelessly dedicated group. Meet our Dream Team…
FEMALE AIRLINE CAPTAINS WORLDWIDE
% OF US STEM PROFESSIONALS THAT ARE FEMALE
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% OF PILOTS WORLDWIDE THAT ARE FEMALE