Event: Legacy Flight Academy “Eyes Above the Horizon“
Eyes Above the Horizon ™ is a single-day outreach program that aims to develop and foster an interest in aerospace careers through flight introductions, mentor-ship, and immersion into the rich history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen. Students are inspired to see beyond their familiar circumstances and find the motivation to excel in their academic and career endeavors. The program features the robust participation of aviation professionals, educators, and support from numerous partners. To better reach youth from under-represented groups, this unique and impactful program is free to all participants.
Boeing will also be supporting with their interactive hands-on DreamLearners table/booth sharing information about careers at Boeing and our aerospace industry and skills needed for careers at Boeing including soft skills and ethics. Featured STEM activity will be paper airplane building and flight competition for Boeing swag / prizes.
Boeing employees please volunteer with Boeing Global Engagement: Your Cause to support your local charity and Organization.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
Audience: 10 – 19 year old youth
Expected participation: ~150+ youth & ~50+ adults
Location: Joint Base Charleston (437 Airlift Wing)
Point of contact: Lieutenant Colonel Kenyatta Ruffin, KRuffin@LegacyFlightAcademy.org
Tiffania L. Ham Fayall is a single mother of three young adults, she works as a Supplier Quality Lead on the 787 program at Boeing Commercial Aircraft in North Charleston, S.C. for almost 13 years. There she enjoys partnering with various organizations such as the Boeing Business Resource Groups “BRG’s” and Dream Learners, to help grow professional and individual brands in aviation through STEAM education, networking, and leadership. She’s very passionate about working with children and adults through community outreach programs and events. When she isn’t working or volunteering, she loves traveling, cooking, dancing, listening to audio books, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Tiffania is the President of Women in Aviation International- Palmetto Pride Chapter (WAI-PPC) of South Carolina- where she helps promote, empower, and encourage youths and adults in careers through scholarships, personal development, networking, and expanding the aviation industry. She believes, “if you put your heart in it, then what you communicate will reach the hearts of others”.
Tiffania holds an AAS in Leadership Development Management from Trident Technical College, S.C. and currently working on a BS in Technical Project Management and Human Resource Management at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University World Wide. She’s also a 2nd Lt. at Civil Air Patrol, Ace Basin Composite Squadron of Walterboro, S.C. as Safety and Quality Rep. studying Airborne Photographer and Mission Scanner, South Carolina Aviation Association, and 1998 Army Reserve Veteran.