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Female Pilots

Airline Pilots Should Not Have to Choose Between Their Jobs and Breastfeeding Their Babies

Shannon Kiedrowski | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Shannon Kiedrowski

The combination of limiting the amount of (unpaid) maternity leave we can take and not making accommodations for us to pump breast milk once we return to work puts new mothers in a heart-wrenching position.

Women Veterans Look Toward Furthering Their Education

Barbara Mujica | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Barbara Mujica

America's two million female veterans are looking toward the future, and many are improving their employment opportunities by enrolling in courses. What issues do women veterans confront when they return to school?

A Woman Named Amelia Earhart Just Took Off On A Flight Around The Globe

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.27.2014 | World

Seventy-seven years after iconic aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the globe, a woman who shares her name hopes to...

How to Confront Sexism Gracefully and Forcefully

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

The best thing is to recognize it, not ignore it and confront it gracefully. I believe the best way to do that is by pushing forward to accomplish your personal goals in spite of these backward-looking opinions. And there's one more thing we can do... apply an effective anecdote.

Meet The Woman Flying Around The World In 17 Days

Posted 01.31.2014 | Women

Growing up, Amelia Rose Earhart never thought she'd be a pilot. Despite being named after the famous aviator, who disappeared while attempting a fl...

The Letter Amelia Earhart Wrote To Her Fiancé On Their Wedding Day

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Amelia Earhart was prepared to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, but not to wed. The first time her fiancé, George Putnam, proposed to her, she said no....

Majority 'Don't Trust' Female Pilots

Posted 11.04.2013 | Travel

File this under "something we never knew we should be caring about:" If a woman's flying a plane, would you get off? Make of this what you will...

Emma Diab

Lynda Meeks: The Sky's the Limit | Emma Diab | Posted 12.08.2012 | Impact

(Photo by Billy Delfs) There should be nothing unusual about Lynda Meeks, Army veteran and licensed pilot, sitting in an airplane. But this time, h...

I Served My Country and Lost My Privacy

Carey D. Lohrenz | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Carey D. Lohrenz

2012-05-14-Screenshot20120514at4.57.48PM.jpgLittle did I know at that time that by choosing to fly combat jets I was giving up my rights to privacy and the right to defend my reputation.

'She Can't Take Care Of The House, How Will She Take Care Of A Plane?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A Mumbai-bound IndiGo airlines flight was delayed nearly 2 hours at the Delhi airport on Friday morning after a passenger caused a ruckus over the fac...