Nontraditional Careers for Women and Men
Women are making great strides regarding gender equality and equal pay in the workplace. But there are many high-paying, fast-growing fields that young women still may not be aware of as
exciting career options.

In the book, Nontraditional Careers for Women and Men, it shares 22 nontraditional careers for women, including pilots.

Two female ALPA pilots provided interviews inside the book.

Capt. Nathalie Hacken (ASA) states, "It is a great career for the independent, driven woman. It requires patience, drive, and determination. If you enjoy challenges, traveling, and working with many different people in an always fluid and changing environment, then you would enjoy this line of work." 

"My job is always changing--the weather, my routes, the passengers. Every day is different," said First Officer Annmarie Savitiski (DAL). 

 

ALPA Attends Women in Aviation Conference
The 23rd annual Women in Aviation Conference was held in Dallas, Tex., March 8-10. Five female pilot volunteers from major and regional ALPA carriers staffed the ALPA Education Committee booth. Read more . . . 

 

My First Boeing Type Rating
Check out this inspiring story of a female pilot who received a scholarship to complete her first Boeing type rating in Aviation for Women magazine. Read more . . . 

 Breaking One More Barrier in the Blue YonderWomen of ALPA - Capt. Rachelle Jones and F/O Stephanie Grant in the flight deck.

Air Line Pilot, April 2009, page 20
By Susan Burke, Contributing Writer, this article documents the first scheduled revenue flight of a U.S. airline flown by an all-female African American crew. Read more . . .


 

 



Emily Warner--The First Female Pilot Member of the Air Line Pilots Association

Air Line Pilot, June/July 2000, page 29
Written By Capts. Rick Wise and Jolanda Witvliet (United), this article features a Q&A with Capt. Warner and
includes a sidebar with the achievements and honors she accumulated over her career. Read more . . .

‘First Lady of the Flight Deck’ Honored at Retirement Party
Air Line Pilot, September/October 2002, p.18
Written by Capt. Jean Haley Harper (United), this article details Capt. Warner’s aviation career from start to finish, delving into her life as a modern-day pioneer for young women aviators aspiring to become airline pilots. Read more . . . 

 

  

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