SEATTLE, March 19, 2018
is The Museum of Flight's annual event for girls interested in
aviation, aerospace, and STEM futures. Four hundred students will
participate in a day of motivational and career-oriented activities that
allows them to meet and learn from professional women working in a
variety of STEM careers. This year's event on March 22 (middle school
students) and March 23 (high school students) will feature workshops
conducted by professionals with Alaska Airlines, Horizon Airlines,
Boeing, FAA, plus pilots, educators and aerospace experts. The keynote
speaker will be U.S. Air Force Col. Rebecca J. Sonkiss, Commander of the
62nd Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Registration has been completed for Women Fly 2018, and about 200 students will attend each day. Media are welcome to meet the speakers and students engaged in this unique education event. Please contact Ted Huetter if you would like to attend or contact participants. Events are from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day.
Student learns how to weld airplane parts from a professional welder; below, Korean astronaut Soyoen Yi begins her workshop. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.
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Media Contact:Ted Huetter/Senior Public Relations Manager
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