TOP 100 Aerospace & Aviation Professionals to Follow on LinkedIn 2022: 23. Adva Amir

23. Adva Amir

Co-Founder & CEO at Direct | TEDx Speaker | Pilot, Direct

23. Adva Amir

Average Post Engagement: 102.9


United States

How LinkedIn has helped you in your careers or businesses:

Add value to the aviation community by empowering more women to join this sector, close the gender gap and connect with like-minded individuals.

Tips on how to Thrive on LinkedIn:

Breaking the stereotypes in the aviation industry.


What I use Linkedin for:

Sharing my passion and connect with inspiring people.

Number of Followers:





Who am I:

I empower women in aviation and changing the perception to close the big gender gap in the aviation industry (only 6% of women are airline pilots around the world).

What I do:

I’m an airline pilot and the Co-founder & CEO of Direct, a startup company that strives to make air commute as casual as ride-hailing.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

I strive to inspire more women to join the aviation world. I want to show them it’s possible against all obstacles.

My TEDx talk – “how women can change the world of the aviation industry” presents an in depth look on my way in aviation and how I believe women can change it.

Who I follow on Linkedin

Erika Armstrong – She shares her aviation insights uniquely.
Darya Henig Shaked – She is an inspiring woman and the founder of WeAct Ventures, an investment fund focused on oversubscribed women-led Venture Capital funds.


Erika Armstrong

A Chick in the Cockpit | Airline and Business Aviation Captain | Author | Pilot Trainer | Keynote Speaker | Networking = Sales!, Boeing

Darya Henig Shaked

WeAct Ventures - Managing Director, LP, GP, Board Member, equality advocate, WeAct Ventures

Adva’s Favorite Post

Reactions: 199

Comments: 16

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❝This post proves that nothing is impossible.

Adva’s Successful Post

Reactions: 73,700

Comments: 3,107

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❝It’s amazing how one little post reached over 3 million and inspired so many women and man to follow their dream.❞

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