NASA Nebraska Space Grant
Previously, she served as a full-time instructor of aviation and senior research associate at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), where she taught aviation safety, diversity in aviation, introduction to aviation and aerospace, and other courses. She served as director for a national aviation policy seminar for university students in Washington, D.C. Michaela continues to teach as an aviation adjunct instructor for UNO.
Michaela is dedicated to inspiring young women toward careers in aviation and aerospace. She has been attending the annual conference since 1993 and sponsoring students to attend since 1995. She has served as faculty advisor for the UNO Women in Aviation Chapter since its inception in 2000. The chapter received the UNO Outstanding Student Organization Award in 2006, and Michaela received the UNO Outstanding Advisor Award in 2005 and 2013. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from UNO. She is a certificated pilot and resides in Omaha, Nebraska, with her husband.
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