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Fly For The Culture Magazine showcases the contributions of a diverse, inclusive aviation community.

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Claudia Zapata-Cardone

As a child of immigrants, Claudia Zapata-Cardone’s journey to becoming an Airbus 319/320 Captain is a remarkable story of grit, passion, and her parents’ steadfast…
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Leslie Irby

Leslie Irby always had big dreams for herself. From a young age she believed she would compete at the Olympic level in swimming, fencing or…
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Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an early American civil aviator. She was the first African-American woman and first Native-American to…
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Siza Mzimela

South African businesswoman Siza Mzimela made history this past September after the launch of her domestic airline, Fly Blue Crane. She is the first Black woman to…
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Andrea Lewis

Black women are continuing to break down barriers one first at a time. The latest woman representing #BlackGirlMagic is Andrea Lewis, a Delta Airlines flight…
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Christian Cunningham

Christian Cunningham, a senior aeronautical studies major at Kent State University, has been doubted. Some said he would never become a pilot. But Cunningham is…
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Lauren Williams

Lauren Willliams knew she wanted to fly after going to an air show with her parents at the age of four. She described being mesmerized…
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Cosby Washington

Cosby Washingtion’s life-long dream to become a pilot started in the third-grade with a science fair project on paper airplanes that advanced to the city…
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Alexis Thind

Alexis Thind is a private pilot, currently completing her commercial pilot certificate in Squamish, a municipality north of Vancouver, Canada. After graduating from the University…
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Pinky Patel

When five-year-old Pinky Patel insisted on piloting the air museum static display, her mom suggested that a flying career might be a great fit —…
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Malik Sinegal

Malik Sinegal took his first airplane flight as a teen when a local volunteer offered to take him up for a flight lesson as part…
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