Vaughn College hosted a virtual panel discussion with two aviation industry leaders on Thursday, October 8. Kris Fellrath is an aviation adviser and Ellyn Slow leads Ellyn Slow Consulting, LLC. Both women are co-chairs of the International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA) advisory board.

The discussion began with an introduction from Vaughn College President Dr. Sharon B. DeVivo, and featured both women discussing their professional journeys, advances in the industries the College serves, and the importance of life-long learning.

Panelists answered questions from students at the end of the program, and offered career advice and encouragement to students approaching graduation, highlighting both the resilience of the industry and the growing need for highly-trained professionals.

See the full panel discussion on Vaughn’s YouTube channel.

Clockwise from left: Ellyn Slow, Vaughn College President Dr. Sharon b. DeVivo, and Kris Fellrath discuss professional development during the IAWA Panel Discussion on October 8.