A podcast dedicated to raising the profile of women in the UAS industry around the world. We are asking questions, sharing information, showcasing success stories and supporting efforts to inspire girls in STEM. Visit us at: www.WomenAndDrones.com
Certifying as a Woman Owned Small Business
Women And Drones Podcast Host Wendy Erikson interviews Paul Schneider of HIT Executive Consulting who specializes in helping individuals through the "Women Owned" certification process. Joining the discussion is Women And Drones Membership Advisor Tulinda Larsen who went through the process for her business. It can be time consuming, complicated and costly, yet pays off for some companies.
Paul Schneider, BSN, MBA/MIS www.hitexecutiveconsulting.com
Dr. Tulinda Larsen, Women And Drones Membership Advisor
We discuss Jennifer Andrews work with Bell's Autonomous Pod Transport, working toward safe integration into the airspace while flying large drones beyond visual line of sight. The mission is critical urban medical transport.
Drone Safety and the Future with AUVSI'S Tracy Lamb
Meet AUVSI's Chief Pilot and VP of Safety. Tracy Lamb shares what inspired her aviation career as a young girl and well as how she's helping the drone industry move toward a safe and successful future.
Automated Industrial Drones With Isabelle Nyroth of Airobotics
Isabelle Nyroth grew up in an a family of RC enthusiasts. Becoming a drone pilot was a natural progression for her. These days she's all about the aerial data provided by the automated industrial drones of Airobotics.
We discuss her new role as US Project Manager and how Airobotics helps customers in the mining industry improve safety and efficiency. Airobotics use of Lidar as payload and one of few companies to have BVLOS in multiple countries are also topics of discussion.
Isabelle shares her insight and advice for women working or wanting to work in the drone industry, as well as the importance of getting outside your comfort zone.
Diapers and Drones
Lana Axelrod says there’s one thing you should bring along when taking the Part 107 Test. You’ll find out what that is in this episode as well as how she and her husband started UAV Coach, the online drone education company that’s trained more than 6000 people.
Lana shares more test taking tips as well as her strategy when it comes juggling life as a wife, mother and entrepreneur in the drone business.
Drones and Civil Engineering with Pioneer Mary Wohnrade
One of nine “Women To Watch in UAS” honorees, Mary Wohnrade champions the use of UAS in engineering for the company she founded and has developed proprietary workflow. She discusses the advantages of using drones for her work, as well as what’s needed to inspire more women and girls to explore careers in both engineering and UAS.
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