A Celebration of Women in Aerospace
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate women’s contributions to aerospace history with exciting guest lectures, hands-on activities, and special events.
Lee Boulanger joined Bombardier in 1987 as an aircraft technician, and over the past thirty years has served in a variety of leadership and operations management roles. She is currently General Manager of the Bombardier Hartford Service Center in Windsor Locks, a position she has held since 2012.
Duchess Harris is the granddaughter of one of the first African-American women computers of NASA, and co-founded the Human Computers at NASA research project, the basis for the award-winning film, Hidden Figures. She currently serves as Chair of the American Studies Department at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Lt. Col. Kristen Snow made history in 2008 when she became the Connecticut Air National Guard’s first female pilot. With ten years of active duty service in the Air Force, Snow has served in Central America, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq flying CH-130 and C-21 aircraft in support of missions including Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
All activities will be available from 10:00am-4:00pm unless otherwise noted and are included with general admission.
Discounted group pre-registration for Women Take Flight has closed. Groups may purchase general admission the day of the event.
All events and activities subject to change.