Only 6 percent of airline pilots worldwide are women, according to Boeing and The International Society of Women Airline Pilots. Educational institutions believe that a key solution to this shortage is to introduce girls to successful females currently active in aviation and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). To highlight the importance of STEM education,
Having mentors and those who inspire you are key for making your goals happen. And for me, one of those mentors was Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock—the first woman who flew solo around in the world, in 1964. During my early planning for my solo flight around the world, I read Jerrie’s book “Three Eight Charlie.” Her
When I saw my name on the side of the Beechcraft Bonanza, my attempt to become the youngest woman to fly around the world felt even more real. Over the weekend, I flew to San Diego, California, to pick up the aircraft that will take me to 33 stops across five continents to inspire the
A few years ago I didn’t think I’d attend college, much less fly an airplane. And if you would have told me I’d set out to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, I wouldn’t have believed you. The path to this dream was filled with challenges. I was born in a
Cam Gulley, Bonanza owner and ABS member, donated the Advanced Pilot Seminar Bonanza course to the Dreams Soar program. Shaesta Waiz will complete this educational engine course prior to the launch of her flight. Thank you for the support, Cam!
We are proud to announce The Bose Corporation is officially a partner of the Dreams Soar initiative. With the pilot in mind, the Bose® A20® Aviation Headset is designed for comfort and noise reduction, while still delivering the clear audio you expect from Bose. It is a privilege to have the reliability and the comfort