International Women’s Day: Inspiring the next generation of aviators
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March 8, 2020 - by Liz Hund and Caroline Schagrin for thepointsguy.com
From the start, women have played a major role in building up the aviation industry yet there is still very little representation in the upper deck, with limited improvements.
However, over the years women have fought for more representation in the industry and now women have the opportunity to become pilots, ground crew and even executives.
The question is, do little girls know this? To celebrate International Women's Day, TPG is diving into the history of women in aviation, but most importantly — how women in the industry have progressed and are empowering future generations of aviators.
For starters, the decision makers in the industry need to recognize where they can improve and support initiatives aimed at at diversifying the landscape.
Brief history of women in aviation
On March 8, 1910, Raymonde de...