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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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Merryl Tengesdal

Colonel Merryl Tengesdal

Merryl Tengesdal is the first and only African American female U-2 pilot. Her military career included flying The SH-60B Seahawk in the Navy and instructing…
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