Coffee Connections with Desi
Tuesday January 02, 2024

12:00 pm EST / 11:00 am CST / 10:00 am MT / 9:00 am PT

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Spotlight Speaker: 

Makayla Galler

Pilot Prodigies

In her inspirational and educational talk, Makayla shares her personal journey, challenges, and achievements, inspiring the audience to pursue their passions and overcome obstacles. She delves into the importance of STEM and aviation education, especially for underserved students, and discusses her experiences in creating and running “Pilot Prodigies” and the impact it has had on students. Makayla also explores the significance of diversity and inclusion in STEM and aviation fields, sharing her experiences as a female pilot and drone enthusiast while emphasizing the importance of breaking gender barriers in these industries.

Furthermore, Makayla touches on leadership and community engagement, discussing her roles in various organizations and their impact on the community. Lastly, she examines the impact of youth in aviation and technology, exploring the opportunities and challenges faced by young individuals in these fields and how they can make a difference. This comprehensive talk aims to motivate, educate, and inspire, encompassing a wide range of topics to empower and uplift the audience.