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Formidable Females in Future Flight with Tosha Perkins

Thank you to Joanne Moses for allowing me to share my story as a female leader on the Formidable Females in Future Flight Podcast series!

 

I’m grateful that you are committed to inspiring and supporting women in the aviation industry as much as Archer and I are!

 

Being able to support and advocate for women means truly understanding what the journey looks like. I’m grateful to you for giving me the opportunity to share my journey.

 

Formidable Females in Future Flight with Meagan Villanueva

Joanne Moses brings you the next episode of our Acuity podcast series: Formidable Females in Future Flight.

 

Jo is talking with exceptional female leaders working within the future of aviation and aerospace; our aim is to inspire more women to consider this sector for their own careers.

 

We will be hearing from Engineers as well as leaders across all functions of a business, many of whom have transferred their skills from other industries.

 

In this episode, we are joined by Meagan Villanueva at Supernal. Supernal is developing a family of electric air vehicles to connect more people to more places. Through a network of connected ground hubs called vertiports, passengers will board eVTOLs and be flown to their next destination.

The Role of Women in a Sustainable Future for Aviation

I’m pleased to share this special edition of my podcast series: Formidable Females in Future Flight.

 

We held this event for UNESCO‘s World Engineering Day for sustainable development, to discuss the role of women in a sustainable future for aerospace.

 

I was privileged to joined by the Chief People Officers from three of the world’s leading electric aviation pioneers, together with a Human Factors Consultant with the ESA and the CEO of the Women’s Engineering Society.

 

Thank you to my incredible panel:

 

 

Please do tune in to hear their inspiring ideas and perspectives.

Interview with Verity Richardson

Please tune in to the latest edition in my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight. I’m joined by Verity Richardson, Head of Commercial Operations with Vertical Aerospace, one of the world’s leading eVTOL pioneers, and the only UKHQ business in this space.

 

Verity describes how watching aircraft as a child, combined with a love of maths, led her to study engineering and aerospace engineering.

 

Verity’s career took a different turn when she decided to translate her skillset into pursuing commercially focused roles, underpinned by her excitement for Vertical’s mission of achieving electric flight.

 

Verity articulates how you can utilise existing skills in a new task, sometimes as the only female in the room, but always working with brilliant people.

 

Thank you Verity for sharing your inspiring story with us.

Formidable Females in Future Flight with Kirsty Boyd

Joanne Moses launches our first Acuity podcast series: Formidable Females in Future Flight.

 

Jo is talking with exceptional female leaders working within the future of aviation and aerospace; our aim is to inspire more women to consider this sector for their own careers. We will be hearing from Engineers as well as leaders across all functions of a business, many of whom have transferred their skills from other industries.

 

In this first episode, we are joined by Kirsty Boyd, an Advanced Aircraft System Engineer at Vertical Aerospace . Vertical is one of the world’s leading electric aviation pioneers with a mission to change the way people travel. We discuss what inspired Kirsty to launch her career in aviation and why she loves it so much.

Formidable Females in Future Flight with Flavia Renata Dantas Alves

Joanne Moses brings you the next episode in our Acuity podcast series: #Formidable #Females in #Future #Flight. Jo is talking with exceptional female leaders working within the future of aviation and aerospace; our aim is to inspire more women to consider this sector for their own careers.

 

We will be hearing from Engineers as well as leaders across all functions of a business, many of whom have transferred their skills from other industries.

 

In this episode, we are joined by Flavia Renata Dantas Alves Silva Ciaccia.

 

Flavia is the Vice President of User Experience and Market Intelligence at Eve Air Mobility, formally EmbraerX. Eve launched as a new, independent company dedicated to accelerating the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem. Eve is developing a full portfolio of solutions to enable the UAM market and ultimately benefit people’s lives, including the progression and certification of the company’s electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL), the associated comprehensive services and support network, and the creation of urban air traffic management solutions.

Formidable Females in Future Flight with Julie Garland

I was delighted to host Julie Garland, Founder and CEO of Avtrain in my podcast series “Formidable Females in Future Flight”.

 

Julie has a truly unique career path as an Apprentice, a Pilot and a Barrister before founding Avtrain – a leading training provider for drone pilots, and part the thriving aviation industry in Ireland.

 

Please tune in to listen to Julie’s incredible story, which all began when Julie’s Granddad took her in a flight simulator at age 8. This inspiring moment shaped the rest of Julie’s life.

 

Thank you so much for joining me Julie, I hope that your incredible story inspires other formidable females.

Formidable Females in Future Flight with Sheena Banker

I’m pleased to share this latest edition in my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight. I’m joined by Sheena Banker at Volatus Infrastructure, LLC – a business addressing the critical ground infrastructure that #evtol aircraft will need to take off, land and charge.  

 

Sheena describes how speaking up and advocating for herself led to an exciting new role, utilizing her past experience to join a new sector. Sheena talks openly about the challenges she overcame during an extended break with her children, navigating her return to work, and how joining a startup evolved into the perfect opportunity. Thank you Sheena for sharing your inspiring story with us! 

Formidable Females in Future Flight with Julia Chen

I’m pleased to share a new episode in my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight.

 

In this exciting edition, I meet with Julia Chen, Head of APAC Partnerships at Avolon-e, a subsidiary of leading aircraft lessor Avolon focused on investments in the zero-emissions eVTOL sector.

 

Julia describes how her interest in finance led to a career in aircraft leasing, and how she has balanced raising her family with building her career. Julia shares her perspective on navigating societal expectations, her sources of inspiration, and how she has thrived as a woman in aerospace.

 

Thank you Julia Chen for sharing your story with me.

Formidable Females in Future Flight - Paris Air Show Special

I’m delighted to share the latest episode of my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight.  

 

In this special edition filmed at the International Paris Air Show, I meet with Jacqueline Markwart Chief of Staff at Lilium, actually inside the cabin of the Lilium Jet!!

 

Jacqueline Markwart shares her inspiring story from corporate to startup, joining one of the world’s leading electric flight pioneers. She talks about her recent promotion and new role in the leadership team at Lilium, with some top tips for everyone’s career journey.  

 

Please connect with me to keep in touch with future episodes or discuss this topic in person. Future guests welcome to reach out!

 

Special thanks again to our volunteer cameraman Nicolas Zart at Volatus Infrastructure, LLC – your help on the day was invaluable.

Formidable Females in Future Flight with Andrea Wu

I’m pleased to share this latest edition in my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight. During these special “Vertiport” editions I’m meeting with female leaders from business addressing the critical ground infrastructure that #evtol aircraft will need to take off, land and charge.

 

I’m joined by Andrea Wu, CEO of Urban-Air Port – to the best of my knowledge the only female CEO of a Vertiport business. Andrea describes how her international career background in Architecture led her to this crucial role in future flight, and how Urban-Air Port is working to engage, educate and inspire other stakeholders as well as the next generation of talent.

 

Andrea shares her insight on building her career in male-dominated industries and territories, those who have helped her along the way, and making her voice heard on behalf of this innovative startup. Thank you so much Andrea for joining me and sharing your inspiration with others.

Interview with Caryn Moore Lund

Please tune in to this latest edition of my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight. During these special “Vertiport” editions I’m meeting with female leaders from businesses addressing the critical ground infrastructure that #evtol aircraft will need to take off, land and charge.

 

I’m joined by Caryn Moore Lund, Vice President of Public Policy, Regulatory, and Government Affairs at Ferrovial Airports | Vertiports, uniquely positioned as part of the wider Ferrovial Group.  

 

Caryn describes how her career with the US Department of Transport and one of the world’s leading electric aircraft pioneers, Lilium, led to her current role, openly sharing how she made career decisions around the needs of her young children. Thank you so much Caryn for joining me and sharing your valuable inspiration with others.

Interview with Verity Richardson

Please tune in to the latest edition in my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight. I’m joined by Verity Richardson, Head of Commercial Operations with Vertical Aerospace, one of the world’s leading eVTOL pioneers, and the only UKHQ business in this space.

 

Verity describes how watching aircraft as a child, combined with a love of maths, led her to study engineering and aerospace engineering.

 

Verity’s career took a different turn when she decided to translate her skillset into pursuing commercially focused roles, underpinned by her excitement for Vertical’s mission of achieving electric flight.

 

Verity articulates how you can utilise existing skills in a new task, sometimes as the only female in the room, but always working with brilliant people.

 

Thank you Verity for sharing your inspiring story with us.

International Women's Day 2023: alta Mentoring Spotlight

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Happy International Women’s day! As part of our celebrations this year we are showcasing our alta mentoring platform, a platform by women, for women. This podcast features Alessandra Badino FRAeS and Erika Ramos da Silva, a mentor and mentee on the platform, they discussed their experiences on the platform and with mentoring as a whole.

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I’m delighted to share the latest episode of my podcast series, Formidable Females in Future Flight.  

 

In this special edition filmed at the International Paris Air Show, I meet with Jacqueline Markwart Chief of Staff at Lilium, actually inside the cabin of the Lilium Jet!!

 

Jacqueline Markwart shares her inspiring story from corporate to startup, joining one of the world’s leading electric flight pioneers. She talks about her recent promotion and new role in the leadership team at Lilium, with some top tips for everyone’s career journey.  

 

Please connect with me to keep in touch with future episodes or discuss this topic in person. Future guests welcome to reach out!

 

Special thanks again to our volunteer cameraman Nicolas Zart at Volatus Infrastructure, LLC – your help on the day was invaluable.