Podcast: Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Across Business Aviation

Oct. 12, 2020

NBAA recently marked National Diversity Week by highlighting multiple initiatives — both within the association and across the industry — to foster a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all. “Even if we are not where we want to be today, we know where we want to go in the future,” said NBAA Manager of Social Media Danielle Williams. “And the future looks like making sure that there’s a diverse composite of voices involved in decision-making.”

In this episode of NBAA’s Flight Plan, host Rob Finfrock speaks with:

  • Collin King, graphic designer for NBAA
  • Josh Mesinger, chair of the NBAA Business Aviation Management Committee’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group and vice president at Mesinger Jet Sales
  • Danielle Williams, NBAA social media manager

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