Celebrating our History. Inspiring our Future.
Saturday, February 20, 2021 | 10 AM - 3 PM EST
You and your students are invited to join OBAP for an interactive celebration of Black history in aerospace and aviation. During this virtual event, youth of all ages will meet and learn from living history-makers as they share their incredible stories. Attendees will also enjoy live virtual tours and age-appropriate hands-on activities to inspire future aerospace history-makers.
The first 150 registered students will receive a free commemorative Dreams2Careers t-shirt. You can also purchase a Dreams2Careers t-shirt here.
|10:15 - 11 AM||Let's Fly! Behind-the-Scenes at Delta Airlines Get a live, behind-the-scenes look at the people and processes that power Delta Airlines.|
|11 - 11:15 AM||Brain Break|
|11:15 AM - 12 PM||How Do They Do It? Visit an Airplane Crash Site with National Transportation Safety Board What happens when there's an airplane accident? Learn from the people who arrive on the scene when there's a crash, and find out how their work makes air travel safer every day.|
|12 - 12:15 PM||Brain Break|
|12:15 - 1 PM||Blast Off! Learning About Space with NASA Find out how you can reach for the stars to launch your career in space.|
|1 - 1:30 PM||Prize Time|
|1:30 - 1:45 PM||Brain Break & Transition to Breakout Rooms|
|1:45 - 2:30 PM||Breakout Sessions Grades K-5: We Can Fly | Hands-On Aerospace Activities How does an airplane fly? What propels a rocket into space? Jump into aerospace with hands-on activities you can do using everyday items at home! Grades 6-8: Cool Careers in Aerospace Do you want to be a pilot? Love engineering? Considering launching satellites into space? There's a career in aerospace just for you! Learn about the hundreds of cool careers in aerospace during this panel discussion! Panelists Include: Al Monroe, Solairus Aviation Brad Lindow, Solairus Aviation Freddie Green, FAA ATC Tracy Gilbert, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport High School & Collegiate+: Shattering Glass Ceilings If you're considering a career in aerospace, or preparing to take your aerospace career to the next level, you cannot afford to miss this. Learn from a stellar panel of pioneering professionals during this open dialogue about landing, launching and leading in your dream career. Panelists Include: Glenn Gonzalez, Founder and CEO, Jet It Dr. Michelle Hawkins, Meteorologist, NOAA Donald James, NASA Charles Bolden, Former Administrator, NASA Vanessa Jamison, Change Advisor and Leadership Coach, FAA Brett Hart, President, United AirlinesCarole Hopson, First Officer, United Airlines|
Purchase your Dreams2Careers Commemorative T-shirt
We can dream and achieve like the pioneers before us. Celebrate history with your commemorative Dreams2Careers T-shirt
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Dreams 2 Careers Feb. 2021
- Project Aerospace
- Aerospace Professionals in School (APIS)
- Aerospace Career Education (ACE) Academy
- Solo Flight Academy (SFA)
- Luke Weathers Flight Academy (LWFA)
- Aerospace Professional Development Program (APDP)
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