The WAFS/WASP Story Began for Me, at IWASM

“Thank You” IWASM and My Mentor Joan Hrubec IWASM, the International Women’s Air & Space Museum, is hosting the launch of my newest book—Teresa James’s biography—October 20 at 7 pm Eastern Time, 5 pm Mountain Time. Join me and many of my friends and fellow advocates of the amazing women pilots who flew for our…

Watch “Six WAFS Up Close and Personal” Wednesday Night

IWASM Invites YOU: Film & Program Via ZOOM You are invited to join me — via ZOOM — Wednesday, July 7, at 7 Eastern, 6 Central, 5 Mountain, and 4 Pacific Daylight Time for a showing of my documentary film, Six WAFS Up Close and Personal, courtesy the International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM)….

Mercury 13, 60th Anniversary Gala Saturday, February 27

See You in the Morning (Feb 27) at 11 A.M. Central Time! Tomorrow morning, February 27, fans of the Mercury 13 will meet, VIRTUALLY, to celebrate their 60th anniversary! — 11 am to 1 pm Central Time. Those in the other three time zones need to adjust accordingly. The celebration is courtesy of the Ninety-Nines…


International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM)

IWASM: Centerville OH ’86-’98; Cleveland OH ’98 to Present “When did you first become connected with IWASM?” Heather Alexander, IWASM administrator asked me a few days ago. IWASM stands for International Women’s Air and Space Museum. “It was 1986,” I told her. The museum had just opened in Centerville, Ohio, three blocks from my home. I…

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Emily Warner, Pioneer Woman Airline Pilot, Flies West

American Aviation Has Lost a Giant Emily Hanrahan Howell Warner — born in Denver, Colorado, October 30, 1939 — made history. The first female pilot hired by a major U.S. scheduled airline, Emily took her final flight west on July 3, 2020. Bea Khan Wilhite, former president of the Colorado Aviation Historical Society and Emily’s…

Bessie Coleman, America’s First Black Aviatrix (Woman Pilot)

A Tribute to Bessie Coleman for Black History Month Black History Month, February 2008, my daughter-in-law asked me to suggest a notable African American woman on whom my granddaughter, Katie, might do a report for her kindergarten class. (Bessie Coleman’s photo courtesy the Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots, Oklahoma City) I didn’t have to think…

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