Women who make you say Wow!: Stephanie Johnson; Delta Air Lines first African-American female captain.
Women in aviation fill my heart with pride. The first time I met a female pilot I was literally star struck. As someone that works in the travel industry, I know how few and far in between it is to see women and even more rare, women of color. That's why the story of Stephanie Johnson two time airline trailblazer is so inspirational.
Stephanie Johnson made history in 1997 as Northwest Airline's first female AND first African American pilot. A graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Technology, she displayed an unwavering work ethic and focus by earning her her Private, Commercial, Flight Instructor, and Flight Engineer Certificates with Instrument and Multi engine ratings while working as a Flight Instructor in the Aviation program.