Aviation for Women

MAY-JUN 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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M A Y / J U N E 2 0 1 8 AviationforWomen 1 A V I A T I O N F O R W O M E N M A Y / J U N E 2 0 1 8 Peggy Chabrian, Ed.D. Publisher Kelly Murphy Editor-in-Chief Nancy Bink Art Director Meghan Plummer Proofreader Columnists Meg Godlewski Patricia Luebke Devan Norris Contributors Michael Bielskis Meg Godlewski Keyahna Kurilla Dr. Tulinda Larsen Megan Ryan ScoƩ M. Spangler Aviation for Women, (ISSN 1525-7762), Volume 21, Number 3, is published bimonthly by Women in Aviation International, 3647 S.R. 503 South, West Alexandria, OH 45381; Tel. 937-839-4647; Fax 937-839-4645. Reproduction by any means in whole or in part of any copy, photograph, or illustration without written permission from the publisher is prohibited. Periodicals postage paid at West Alexandria, OH, and additional mailing office. Postmaster: Send address changes to Women in Aviation International, 3647 S.R. 503 South, West Alexandria, OH 45381. Canadian Publications Agreement No. 400- 42-433; Canadian return address: Station A, PO Box 54, Windsor, ON, N9A 6JS; E-mail: cpcreturns@wdsmail.com Membership dues include Aviation for Women subscription valued at $34/year. Non-member subscription rates: Domestic–$34/year; Outside the U.S.–$44/year Single copies–$6.00 PRINTED IN U.S.A. Columns 38 INTERNATIONAL FOCUS: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY The aviation industry celebrated March 8, 2018, in its own unique way. 40 TIPS FROM A CFI Keeping students engaged and learning during flight training by Meg Godlewski 42 IN THE PUSH The fine art of balancing the female stereotype by Devan Norris 44 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT It's time to celebrate and have some fun. by Patricia Luebke Departments 2 PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE 4 WAI NEWS 6 EDITOR'S LET TER 8 WAI CHAPTERS 12 WAI MEMBERS IN THE NEWS 46 THE WAY WE WERE: LILIAS MORIART Y 1929 47 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 47 MEMBER CENTRAL 48 IN OUR OWN WORDS: RESILIENCY AND PERSEVERANCE Pursuing new opportunities in unmanned aviation begins a different stage of my career. by Dr. Tulinda Larsen On the Cover Tahirah Lamont Brown, WAI 9089 and FedEx Airbus captain, balances family and flying. Cover photo by Gragg Higginbotham AviaƟon for Women® is the official publicaƟon of Women in AviaƟon InternaƟonal. Women in AviaƟon InternaƟonal® is a registered trademark of Women in AviaƟon InternaƟonal. C o n t e n t s 16 SELF-AWARENESS AND TAHIRAH L AMONT BROWN Connections and mentoring help Tahirah pave the way at FedEx. by Michael Bielskis 20 FBO VIEW: JESSI ROWDEN Investing in her customers is Jessi's priority at FBO Cutter Aviation. by Meg Godlewski 22 HEDY L AMARR: GL AMOUROUS CAMOUFL AGE How Hedy used her hidden talents to invent communications technology by Scott M. Spangler 24-37 WAI2018 CONFERENCE WRAP-UP The 29th Annual Interna- tional Women in Aviation Conference provided a welcome venue for members and friends to learn, network, and mentor in Reno, Nevada. Features w w w . W A I . o r g MARCH 22-24 2018 Reno WAI 2018 CMG WORLDWIDE INC. GRAGG HIGGINBOTHAM

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