Aviation for Women

JAN-FEB 2018

Aviation for Women is the flagship member publication of Women in Aviation International. Articles feature women who have made aviation history, professional development ideas, and current-topic articles.

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14 AviationforWomen J A N U A R Y / F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 8 Speakers Janet Lapp, CFI, Ph.D. Dr. Janet Lapp is a 3,500- hour CFI, FAASTeam rep, and clinical neuropsy- chologist with a doctorate from McGill University Montreal. A Bonanza owner for over 30 years, she is an active board member and pilot for the Flying Doctors of Mercy. Carey Lohrenz As the first female F-14 Tomcat pi- lot, Carey was a pioneer in military aviation. Having flown missions worldwide as a combat, mission- ready U.S. Navy pilot, Carey is used to working in fast-moving, dynamic environments where incon- sistent execution can generate catastrophic results. The author of Fearless Leadership: High Perfor- mance Lessons From the Flight Deck, Carey is both motivational and inspirational. Marily Mora As president and CEO of the Reno- Ta h o e Air p o r t Au t h o r it y (RTA A ) sin ce 2013 , Marily is responsible for leading and directing the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and the Reno-Stead Airport (RTS). She has 30 years of air- port management experience. Janine Shepherd An internationally renowned speaker, Janine's inspiring TED Talk "A Broken Body Isn't a Broken Person" has garnered over 1.5 million views. Janine suffered life-threatening injuries when she was hit by a truck in Australia during a training bike ride. She used flight training as her rehabilita- tion and recovery. Nicole Stott A retired NASA astronaut, Nicole is pursuing her next adventure as a full-time artist. In- spired by her spaceflights, she uses her artwork to share her experiences through the windows of the space shuttle and space station and actively sup- ports STEAM/STEM educational organizations. Shaesta Waiz Founder and president of Dreams Soar Inc., Shaesta is the first civilian female pilot from Afghanistan and in 2017 completed a solo flight around the world to inspire and empower women to pursue STEM-related careers. Carey Lohrenz Marily Mora Janine Shepherd Nicole StoƩ Shaesta Waiz Dr. Janet Lapp MARCH 22-24 2018 Reno Connect, Engage, Inspire! at the 29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference Important Dates Early Registration Save when you register by January 29, 2018, at midnight EST General Registration January 30-March 12, 2018 Hotel Reservations Reservation cutoff date for discounted rates February 16, 2018 (subject to availability) Register now! www.WAI.org/WAI18 Stay tuned! Look for the launch of the 2018 Conference App in January. 40 years of ISA+21 Come to Reno for the big reunion Women in Corporate Aviation is having its 25th Anniversary at WAI2018! Come join us in the celebration! You are invited to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the International Society of Women Airline Pilots on Saturday, March 24th during the General Session beginning at 9 a.m.

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