For Women by Women

About Women And Drones

Women And Drones is the leading membership organization dedicated to driving excellence in the UAS/AAM industry by advocating for female participation in this dynamic segment of the global economy. The organization enables women to connect, collaborate and make global business connections. It also elevates the entire drone industry by bolstering diversity, equity and inclusion which improves business outputs and profitability. Through our educational efforts, we support women and girls in the growing market for talent, with programs from Kindergarten to Career. 

Our Reach: The organization’s network has connected with women in twenty-two countries.

Our Core Mission: To increase female participation in the economic opportunities of the industry.

We Partner: With companies committed to an inclusive culture where women can thrive.

Our Goal: To inspire and support more women to pursue careers in STEM and aviation.

Why Women and Girls? If we want to see more girls in STEM and aviation, it’s OUR responsibility to inspire them.

Our Motto: “If you can see me, you can be me”

Every year since 2018 Women And Drones has been named as one of the top companies to watch in the UAS industry.

Our Brands

Through our portfolio of brands we offer a variety of products and services to support the growth and development of the industry.




An Introduction to Women And Drones
Sharon Rossmark


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Women And Drones Advisors

Sharon Rossmark
CEO Women & Drones
International Speaker
FAA Certified Remote Pilot

Louise Jupp
Terreco Aviation
Author, Pilot & Instructor
International Speaker
W&D Africa Advisor

Wendy Erikson
Women & Drones Podcast Host
Emmy Award-Winning Journalist
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
Women & Drones Advisor

Dr. Tulinda Larsen
Skylark Drone Research
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
W&D Ambassador

Dawn Zoldi
CEO P3Tech Consulting
2019 Woman To Watch In UAS
UAS Policy Expert
Women & Drones Advisor

Kim James
Aerial Works
SACC Drone Operator
Speaker & Author
W&D Africa Advisor

Kimberly Penn
President Professor Drones
High Tech Maven Webtropolis
Entrepreneur In Residence HCC
W&D Chief Strategist

Bill Johnson
Air Advisory
Women & Drones Advisor
Emerging Aviation


Belinda Betancourt Dow
Dow GeoSpatial LLC
W&D Corporate Ambassador

Desi Ekstein
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
Women & Drones Safety Advisor

Maggie Schuster
Founder, Your Aerial View
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
W&D U.S. Ambassador

Nikki Brown
Dir Law Enforcement Academy
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
W&D Public Safety Advisor

Product and Service Advisors

Kim Players
CEO Master Your Drone
Inspirational Speaker
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
Women & Drones Advisor

Meghan Salter
Elementary School Teacher
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
W&D Education Advisor

Susan Caplan
Principal, SC Associates LLC
Marketing Communication Specialist, Author, Speaker
W&D Branding Advisor

Probyn Thompson
Founder and CEO
Air Probe UAV
FAA Certified Remote Pilot
Women & Drones Advisor

Women And Drones LLC is 100% woman minority owned business enterprise. WMBE certified by the State of Illinois

Looking for a W&D speaker for your next event?

Tell us about your event, your audience, the dates and we’ll match a speaker to meet your needs. W&D speakers are experience businesswomen with a vast background across industries. You’ll find them engaging and knowledgeable about the UAV industry.