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Women and Drones has announced the list of inductees being named to the Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies Hall of Fame. The awards will be given at the live event, Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies Awards at CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, January 6th.

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DroneLife · Women – And – Drones – Hall – Of – FameThe Hall of Fame Award sponsored by Sabrewing Aircraft Company, METIS and MatrixSpace recognizes highly experienced and accomplished businesswomen in relevant emerging aviation technologies and industry-enabling career fields. From the numerous and impressive nominations received from around the world, a panel of judges has chosen these twelve outstanding women as the inaugural class of Hall of Fame inductees:

Lisa Ellman- Executive Director of the Commercial Drone Alliance and Partners at Hogan Lovells

Sally French- Journalist and Founder of The Drone Girl Website

Fiona Lake – Founder of Australia’s Rural Drone Academy

Tracy Lamb- CEO of Quantum AI, Commercial Pilot/Instructor Crewed and Uncrewed Aircraft

Miriam McNabb – Editor of DRONELIFE.com

Robin Murphy – Director of the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Marilyn Pearson- Global Regulatory Lead for AAM/eVTOL/UAS, Pilot/Instructor Commercial Crewed and Uncrewed Aircraft

Jennifer Pidgen- COO at Sundance Media Group and UAS book Co-Author

Erin Roesler- Director of Operations for the Northern Plains UAS Test Site

Sabrina Saunders-Hodge – Director of Research Engineering and Analysis Division, FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office

Anita Sengupta – Founder/CEO of Hydroplane Ltd, Aerospace Engineer, Commercial Pilot, Space Program Veteran

Huy Tran – Director of Aeronautics at the NASA Ames Research Center

According to Lori DeMatteis, Chief Revenue Officer, MatrixSpace and honorary global ambassador for Women and Drones, “Recognizing this diverse set of expertise showcases not only the incredible women across this dynamic industry but also the range of roles critical to making this industry successful. From operations and legislation to technology initiatives it takes this breadth of areas to make uncrewed aviation a reality. It’s an honor to recognize their accomplishments.”

“I’m honored and humbled to be included among this list of accomplished professionals,” said DRONELIFE Editor Miriam McNabb. “After writing about some of them for years, I’m looking forward to having the opportunity to meet some of my heroes in person at the awards ceremony in January.”

For more information on the Hall of Fame inductees and their accomplishments, visit the Hall of Fame page. They will be honored during the Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies Awards. CES is the world’s most influential technology event giving a global audience access to major brands and startups, as well as the industry’s most influential leaders and advocates.

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