Aviation Career Education Day (ACE) at the Western Pacific Regional Office

On November 20th, the Western Pacific Regional Office played host to an incredible Aviation Career Day, igniting the imaginations of nearly 30 enthusiastic kids from schools across the LA area. This event, strategically timed during the Thanksgiving break, showcased a day filled with immersive workshops focused on diverse facets of the aviation industry. The eager…

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NHCFAE in Puerto Rico

It was an incredible week April 24th to April 29th we visited Puerto Rico to participate in the Professional Women Controller (PWC) Conference in San Juan. President Oscar Torres had the opportunity to begin the week by visiting the CERAP on Monday 4/24/23 and met with coalition members in the facility to express our solidarity…

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Airport Design Challenge

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Airport Design Challenge The Airport Design Challenge (ADC) is an interactive learning and collaboration opportunity for students in grades K-12. The FAA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Aviation and Space Education (STEM AVSED) Program organizes and sponsors this exciting challenge. For additional information please visit: Airport Design Challenge | Federal Aviation Administration (faa.gov).

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NHCFAE supports Girls in Aviation Day in Puerto Rico

On Saturday 10/29 members of our National Hispanic Coalition in San Juan, Puerto Rico took part in “Girls in Aviation Day” held at the Puerto Rico FBO in Isla Grande. Aviation professionals along with Federal Aviation Administration colleagues participated and held discussions about their aviation careers. Over 300 Students from 10-17 years old attended and…

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NHCFAE at the 41st FAAMA Convention

NHCFAE President Oscar Torres, Vice President John Espinosa and Director of Resources Erik Salazar were in attendance at the Annual FAA Managers Association Convention held in Orlando, FL the week of October 22nd.  Federal Aviation Administration managers play a pivotal role in supporting our NHCFAE and we thank FAA Managers Association and their President Elizabeth…

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The NHCFAE celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

Celebrations  took place around the country this year which included some of the following: NHCFAE members highlighted on FAA video Southwest Region Regional Director The celebrations continued around the country with in personsgatherings that began on September16th . Our Southwest region director Lydia Gomez-Martinez gathered with local members of our NHCFAE and local elected leaders of…

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The Coalition Participates in Career Fair at Vaughn College in New York

On 10/13/22 President Oscar Torres partnered with Federal Aviation Administration Employment Manager Migdalia Gonzalez,  NBCFAE President Freddie Greene and NBCFAE member Stacey Holt to attend a Career Fair in Vaugh College of Aeronautics & Technology. This career fair was attended by hundreds of Vaugh College Students and the team was able to discuss FAA careers…

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NHCFAE supports FAA at the HACU Annual Conference

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On the weekend of October 7th, 2022 NHCFAE President Oscar Torres and Outreach coordinator Ruth Hurtado joined the FAA Hispanic Employment Manager and member of our coalition Migdalia Gonzalez, Raina Price Senior HR and talent Acquisition Manager at HACU’s 36th Annual Conference on Hispanic Higher Education. This conference was attended by over 2,500 participants and our…

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NHCFAE at SAFEE Flight

Southern Region Director Friday Lazala and President Oscar Torres were joined by hundreds of K-12 students at the Annual SAFEE flight expo celebrated at Opa Locka Airport in September. The NHCFAE was joined by our counter parts at PWC and NBCFAE and other organizations to promote aviation and FAA careers. Students from across the local…

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NHCFAE Participates in Latinas in Aviation Global Festival

It was an honor for our NHCFAE to once again be present at the Annual Global Festival celebrating Latinas in Aviation.  This year the event was even more special to us since  4 authors of Volume 2 of Latinas in Aviation are members of our NHCFAE FAAmilia. We are extremely proud of Liz Alvarado (Vol.…

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