3rd Annual Mocktail Networking Social

This year we were excited to partner with Women in Aviation International (WAI) for our 3rd annual Mocktail Networking Social on October 26th! Read on to learn about the amazing women who joined us to share their story and network with our high school girls.

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Keynote Speaker: Anne Kollar

Ms Anne Kollar is a Pilot for the Wyoming Air National Guard and SkyWest Airlines.

She has been a part of the Air National Guard for 13 years and started her aviation track immediately following High School. Anne has volunteered her service for both the Enlisted and Officer side of the Air National Guard. Her first six years in service were as a F-16 mechanic for the Colorado Air National Guard and later commissioned with Wyoming to become a C130H pilot for the 187 Airlift Squadron. Anne has deployed with each Guard Unit once; first in 2007 for Operation Enduring Freedom (Balad, Iraq) and in 2017 for Operation Inherent Resolve (Ali-Al Salem, Kuwait). During her time Enlisted she completed a Bachelor’s of Science at Metropolitan State University of Denver in Aviation Technology.

Ms Kollar also flies for SkyWest Airlines and is a First Officer on the CRJ 200 & 700 out of Denver. She continues to express her enthusiasm for aviation with those around her by volunteering for air shows, speaking at events, and mentoring new pilot candidates for the Wyoming Air National Guard.


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Find Your Confidence & Super Power; Become Your Own Wonder Woman

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, dozens of professional women in STEM and high school students gathered for an evening of inspiration & networking over empanadas and Wonder Woman themed mocktails. In addition to mentoring and networking activities, attendees got to have fun in a Wonder Woman photo booth and have their formal headshots taken throughout the evening.

This year's keynote speaker was Katica Roy, CEO and co-founder of Denver-based Pipeline, a SaaS company that leverages artificial intelligence to identify and drive economic gains through gender equity. Katica is driven by a passion to eradicate economic inequality and champions the rights of refugees, women, and children. See her full bio here.

Thank you to everyone for coming out and being a part of our community.

Shout out to Kristi Steinhilber, our Event Planner, for all her hard work for a successful 2017 Mocktail Social! And a huge thanks to all the volunteers who helped with the event:

Karen Ramon
Kalyn Eshleman
Michelle Lim
Rocio Almanza-Guillen
Molly Hayes
Jessica O'Neale
Sara Persily
Rebecca Evrard
Emily Fitzgerald
Amy Cecil
Emily Singer

Special thanks to Jesus & Victor Hernandez of Aloft Xposure for volunteering their time and skills to take professional headshots during the event.


Finally, THANK YOU to our event sponsors - we couldn't have done it without you!