Top 100 Aerospace and Aviation Professionals to Follow On LinkedIn 2021: 20. Rikhi (Rukmini) Roy

20. Rikhi (Rukmini) Roy

FAA Graduate Researcher | Aviation Week & AIAA 20 Twenties | Brooke Owens Fellow | Founder of Singapore's first 'Women Leaders in Aerospace Conference', Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL)

20. Rikhi (Rukmini) Roy

Systems Safety & Certification Intern, Kitty Hawk | FAA Graduate Researcher | Brooke Owens Fellow | WoAA D&I Chair | AIAA Scholar | Founder of Singapore's first 'Women Leaders in Aerospace Conference'

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United States

What I use Linkedin for:

Finding inspiring mentors and peers

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Who am I:

I am passionate about aerospace systems safety, advocating for diversity and inclusion, and the well-being of minorities in STEM. My life’s purpose is to change the face globally of aviation safety with a spectrally diverse leadership team.

What I do:

I am a Systems Safety Engineer for Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing Vehicles (air taxis/ flying cars) and a Graduate Student at the Aerospace Systems Design Lab at Georgia Tech researching for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

I am incredibly passionate about the well-being of minorities in STEM and share stories, thoughts and musings on taking care of ourselves to further propel our success. I believe it is crucial to recognise that intersections in which we exist in to feel like we are thriving in these spaces, instead of merely surviving

Who I follow on Linkedin:

Aerospace industry executives and peers.

My favourite or most successful post:

My favorite post is a recent article I shared on my write-up about the ‘fear of success’ and what it means in the context of gender-minorities in aerospace. It is part of a column I write for the global non-profit Rocket Women and it is such an honor to be able to share my thoughts on wellness, and personal and professional development for the modern day rocket woman

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