The Aviation industry has long been notorious for low minority participation. Christy Gerencher has been in aviation since day one. Since she was old enough to drive herself to flying lessons, she knew that she would be in the industry in some capacity. Over the course of her career, she has stepped away from flying and focused on research. Currently Christy holds position as a Senior Program Manager in the Transportation Research Board, overseeing committees that organize research in aviation and highway based environmental science. In our conversations, she shares how the industry has changed and the many great experiences she’s had in private and non-profit ventures.
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