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:…

7 Tips for Raising a Girl of Color in STEM – I am Living Proof

So first, a little bit about me. I am an aerospace engineer and an electrical engineer. I have two degrees of science (bachelor’s and master’s) and am completing a doctorate. I’ve had internships at some major engineering companies and government. I eat, sleep, and breathe STEM. But how? Well in short? My parents got me started early…like…

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…