Jill Meyers has more than 30 years of experience in aviation and aerospace, including eight years in the United States Air Force, supporting ground communications and radar systems worldwide. After transitioning out of the military, she worked for several companies, including Boeing, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman, on programs including the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), Global Hawk, and the F-35 “Lightning II” Joint Strike Fighter jet. To help inspire young girls around the globe, Ms Meyers volunteered for Dreams Soar, Inc. in 2017, managing the ground support team for founder Shaesta Waiz’s solo flight around the world in a single-engine aircraft for their “Global Flight for STEM”. She managed the logistics for the 145-day mission and led the planning of 32 Outreach events in 14 countries, where Shaesta inspired more than 3,000 students to follow their dreams. Ms Meyers is an independent consultant to aviation and aerospace organizations around the world. She is also a professional public speaker represented by Changemaker Talent, with an inspirational presentation called “Shifting the Balance: Women in Aviation”. One of Jill Meyers’s most rewarding roles was as the consultant to Indie Atlantic Films for the production of their award-winning 2019 documentary film Fly Like A Girl. Ms. Meyers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and has been a licensed private pilot since age 17. In 2019, she received the high honor of being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society in London. You can reach Jill Meyers on LinkedIn.
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