Embracing Diversity is a Gateway to the Future

A diverse workforce is key to the business aviation industry being able to attract top talent in the future. “I do believe that diversity is something that can be achieved in this industry,” said Vanessa Jamison, board chair of the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, who recommended meeting with students of all backgrounds as early as middle school to help them develop an interest in the industry. Learn more about creating a diverse workplace in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Podcast Episode

September 21, 2020

NBAA Director Fig Newton Talks Change, Diversity and Inclusion in Virtual Forum

Business aviation is well-positioned to attract top talent, but must “find new flight paths” to overcome short- and long-term challenges, advised Gen. Lloyd “Fig” Newton, … Continued
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July 22, 2020

Experts Offer Tips for Creating a Diverse, Inclusive Workplace

Human resources experts discuss how to attract a diverse and inclusive workplace.
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July 9, 2020

Expanding Workforce Diversity Requires Moving Beyond Personal Biases

A candid discussion, featured as part of the July 8, 2020, Corporate Jet Investor (CJI) Global 2020 virtual conference, examined how business aviation companies can become stronger through expanding their workforce and the diversity of their recruiting pool.
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June 26, 2020

Women Leaders Promote Aviation Careers in Virtual Forum

Fighter pilots, a rocket scientist, entrepreneurs and business leaders championed women pursuing careers in general aviation during the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) 3rd Annual GA Leadership Forum.
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