The Flight Crew

Our Founding Members

Theresa is from Emporia, VA and earned a degree in Media Communications from California State University of Sacramento. She is a Captain flying the Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) for United Airlines.

Captain
Theresa Claiborne

President Emeritus

Nia is from Chicago, IL and earned a degree in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University @ Carbondale (SIU). She is a First Officer flying the Boeing 777 for United Airlines.

First Officer
Nia Gilliam-Wordlaw

CEO

Angel is from East Orange, NJ and earned a degree in Aviation anagement and Flight Operations from Jacksonville University. She also has an MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Spring Hill College. Angel is a First Officer flying the Boeing 757/767 for UPS.

First Officer
Angel Hughes

Board Chair

Board of Directors

Stephanie is from Sumter, SC and earned a degree in Psychology from Hampton University. She was a Captain flying the Embraer 145 for ExpressJet Airlines.

Captain
Stephanie Grant

Vice Chair/Director of
Development

Stephanie is from Atlanta, GA and earned a degree in History and General Engineering from the United States Naval Academy. She is also a Commander in the US Navy Reserves. Stephanie is a First Officer flying the Airbus 320 for American Airlines.

First Officer
Stephanie Hartsfield

Secretary

Tara is from the San Francisco Bay area and graduated Cum Laude and earned a degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She is a Captain flying the Boeing 737 for Alaska Airlines.

Captain
Tara Wright

Treasurer

Diana is from Savannah, GA and earned a degree in Aerospace from Middle Tennessee State University. She is a First Officer flying the Airbus 300 for FedEx Express.

First Officer
Diana Lugemwa

Webmaster

Board of Advisors

Beth Powell

Advisor

American Airlines

Mary Smith

Advisor

American Airlines

Dr. Shelia Chamberlin

Advisor

Retired US Army Pilot

Ways to Get Involved

Support our mission and vision by getting involved with our organization. Anyone can contribute in one of the various ways below. We deeply appreciate your support!

GRoW participants with SOS pilots
gala scholarship winners
participants in girls rock wings event
GRoW participant in airplane

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.