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Empowerment Through Aviation: How one woman’s love of flight became a passion shared by Baltimore girls

February 1, 2023

Brigitte Jacobson was comfortable in the sky. The wind beneath her metal wings as she soared between clouds brought her peace. She didn’t expect to become a lover of planes, yet it became one of the biggest catalysts in her life – and even in death. After Brigitte passed away in 2019, her friends and family founded Empowerment Through Aviation as a tribute to her memory. The program mentors Baltimore girls and young women with the skills they need to become pilots and aims to diversify the aviation industry.

Article Source: Baltimore Fishbowl

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