TOP Women in Aerospace & Aviation To Follow on LinkedIn 2022: 92. Mariah Blackmon

92. Mariah Blackmon

Sales & Logistics Coordinator at Skyway Aviation & Vice President of Women In Aviation Tampa Bay, Skyway Aviation Services, Inc.

92. Mariah Blackmon

Average Post Engagement: 10

Country:

USA

What I use Linkedin for:

I use Linked In to not only connect and network with members of the aviation community, but to share the events and information that I am very passionate about. I am currently Vice President of Women In Aviation Tampa Bay, so I am always planning and building events with the intent to share new connections and opportunities to aviators in the area. My experience includes a Bachelors in Aviation Science and Management, and Linked In allows me to stay in touch with my fellow classmates and instructors. I too completed an Airport Operations Internship in South Florida, and connecting with those I worked with is a great pleasure. I played Division 2 college softball, I have FBO experience as well as Private Jet Charter Sales & Logistics experience, and I love to share opportunities with those around me. I am constantly involved in the community, and I love to encourage those around me with my posts to do the same. I recently helped throw a GALA that raised $20K+ toward aviation scholarships for women in aviation. I use my Linked In to get the word out about these opportunities, as I did not have these opportunities when I was younger. I hope that by posting my events, opportunities, and keeping in touch with past connections, I will be able to help at least one person achieve their goals.

Number of Followers:

326

Industry:

Aviation

 

Who am I:

I am very passionate about sharing all the opportunities aviation has to offer with those around me. As Vice President of Women In Aviation Tampa Bay, I create and build events to share just that with our members. I want to make sure these opportunities are shown to not only women, but to men & women of all ages. The world of aviation has a spectrum of opportunities that many arent aware of, and I love to shed light on them. I recently set up a meeting with National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) so that our chapter members could learn about “storm chasing” and how to become a NOAA pilot. I am also very passionate in helping others through promoting and by community service. I have volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, Best Buddies, Visiting Angels, and more. I am only 24 years old and I want everybody to know that you can achieve your dreams no matter your age.

What I do:

I am a Charter Sales and Logistics Coordinator for a private charter company out of Tampa, Florida. I am also Vice President of Women In Aviation Tampa Bay, where I coordinate and organize events to help promote opportunities and networking for women in aviation in the area. I also give softball lessons, as I was a Division 2 college softball athlete. I spend time giving back to the community, but when I am not doing that, I serve many other rolls. I’m a daughter, sister, girlfriend, mentor, Vice President, violin player, softball player, a charter sales and logistics coordinator, and more.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

I believe people should follow me on Linked In because I strive to present and bring new opportunities to Women In Aviation. I always posts new events and opportunities for women in aviation to excel. I too post fun content and love to interact with my connections.

Who I follow on Linkedin

I follow people like Lisa Holland, President of Sheltair (private FBO chain), and other successful women in aviation because they are the individuals I look up to whether they know it or not. I also follow major aviation companies as well as local companies to stay up to date on aviation news and events.

 

Lisa Holland

President, Sheltair

Mariah’s Favorite Post

Reactions: 19

Check out Mariah’s post here

This is my favorite post because it marks the end of my Airport Operations Internship, which was my very first step into the door of aviation. This internship allowed me to assist in airfield and landside inspections at Southwest Florida International Airport, help mitigate wildlife, visit with airport police, fire department, the maintenance team, the general aviation team, the emergency management team, and really learn how to inspect runways and taxi ways while communicating with the tower. I would then go on to graduate with my bachelors in Aviation Science and Management a few months after. This photo is of myself and the other intern sitting on the runway, yes on the runway,  on our last day!

Mariah’s Successful Post

Reactions: 350

Comments: 44

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My entry to Icon Aircraft was my most successful post when it pertains to likes and comments. I believe it is my most successful post because it shows how women are spreading across the aviation community, in this case to a very successful seaplane company. It too shows the interest the world has for seaplanes, and people love to see new content such as the photo attached. My second most successful post was also of an Icon Aircraft taxiing both in and out of water while I was on shift.

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