Black Women Pilots Make History in Commercial Flight

On Sunday, First Officer Dawn Cook and Captain Stephanie Johnson made history as the first ever black women pilots to fly together on a Delta mainline flight. Just recently, Johnson also became the first ever black woman captain for Delta Airlines. During an interview for Black History Month, she recently shared about her dream of flying:…

Women in Law Face Obstacles + 3 Black Women Who Started Their Own Firm

It is a sad truth. Women in law are highly discriminated against, particularly in regards to higher positions. (Minority lawyers are as well. Now, imagine if you are a women of color in the profession?) Meanwhile, majority of the workforce is older, white, and male hence the term “Good Old Boys Club”.  Though some firms are making efforts…

Hidden Figures of Today – 5 Minority Women You Should Know About

Back in November, IBM and Vanity Fair partnered up to profile eight diverse trailblazers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.). Five of these individuals are women of color who have broken barriers in the field and become role models for those of us who have followed their footsteps. “When I went into space, people asked me about ‘its…

White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford Broke Barriers

Did you know that Filipino-American Cristeta Comerford is the first woman — and first minority — to become the White House Executive Chef? She has held this role since 2005 when she was appointed by First Lady Laura Bush. When President Barack Obama took office, First Lady Michelle Obama chose to retain Comerford stating: “[She] brings such incredible talent to…