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Women of Aviation Week is about celebrating women’s accomplishments in aviation and inspiring others to construct the industry’s future. As we highlight the women that are our aerospace leaders, FreeFlight Systems is proud to encourage more women to join the industry.

Women deliver energy to the industry that facilitates equality and innovation, and FreeFlight is honored to provide an environment that encourages women to become industry leaders. Because of this, we would like to highlight the talented faces behind our team.

How long have you been working for this company? 

In 1993, I began my aviation career and joined the FreeFlight team one year and seven months ago. 

What brought you to work in aviation? 

Projects for aviation use. 

What positive trait(s) do you feel women bring to the industry? 

We bring empowerment and innovation.

What would tell young females interested in joining the industry? 

Avionics is a dynamic, challenging, and exciting industry that invents and creates new and unique technologies to transport people and cargo through the skies and beyond safely. We need your strength, imagination, and creative vision to help find solutions to those challenges and contribute new ideas.

Do you have a female mentor or idol in the aviation industry? If so, how have they inspired you? 

Amelia Earhart…she was fearless.

Do you have any inspiring lessons that you have learned about life while working in the aviation industry? 

Life is very precious. There are no shortcuts, and there is no room for sloppiness in what we do. We must strive to do our very best to provide products that work flawlessly. Lives depend on our work quality, and it takes the whole team to get it right.

What’s your favorite thing about the industry? 

There are always new ideas and challenges that arise in the implementation of those ideas. They are ever-expanding as our travels take us farther from home. 

To learn more about Women of Aviation Week, visit womenofaviationweek.iwoaw.org