Outreach Programs

GRoW attendees

Overview

Girls Rock Wings (GRoW) is our annual one-day  aviation/STEM outreach program where we expose girls of color between the ages of 10-18 years of age to the field of aviation. They will have a discovery flight with a Certified Flight  Instructor (CFI) who is a woman of color; tour an air traffic control tower; develop a flight plan and fly that flight plan in a simulator; and tour a static display. In 2018 and 2019, our GRoW event was held in Houston, TX at the Lone Star Flight Museum. To date, we have exposed over 100 girls to the field of aviation through our GRoW outreach.

Outreach Programs

Thanks to our sponsors and your generous donations, we are able to hold annual events to expose young women of color to aviation careers, STEM and flight facilities.

Girls Rock Wings (GRoW)

There are less than 200 Black Female Pilots who fly professionally for the airlines and military combined. Our mission is to increase that number through scholarship, mentorship and outreach. Girls Rock Wings, affectionately known as GRoW is Sisters of the Skies, Inc.'s annual one day aviation/STEM outreach program. GRoW's purpose is to expose young ladies of color, ages 10-18 to the field of aviation. Flight Planning and Execution, Meet Mentors and Make Friends, Food and Fun Included!

Gift of Flight Outreach Event

Sisters of the Skies, The Brock Foundation, ACE & Faithful Guardian partner for the first time to bring female youth the Gift of Flight Experience.

The Gift of Flight Experience is a career discovery initiative aimed at exposing African American female youth to aviation via a career discovery event. Youth will have the opportunity to engage with female pilots in uniform and take discovery flights with hopes of fostering tomorrow’s aerospace professionals.

Individuals, companies, and organizations that would like to donate or discuss our outreach programs or to become a sponsor, please email giving@sistersoftheskies.org.

Girls Rock Wings Detroit

May 18, 2024

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Donate to Girls Rock Wings (GRoW)

Use the link below to make a donation to our annual Girls Rock Wings outreach event. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Become a Sponsor

Through the generous help of our sponsors, we are able to maintain our commitment help get more women of color in the sky through our outreach events and annual gala. Contact us today to become a sponsor and help us achieve our mission.