Bumble Bees, Airplanes Helping NOLA Minority Youth Soar

 "Aerodynamically the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway."

Mary Kay Ash, (1918-2001), pioneer for women in business

 

About one year ago, Captain Barrington Irving took off from Opa Locka airport inside the cockpit of Inspiration II, a plane built entirely by Miami high school students in the Experience Aviation Build & Soar Summer Program.

 

How cool would it be to be the program manager helping the minority youth of Baton Rouge and New Orleans build and soar?

 

That opportunity for the right person crossed my desk today. Contact name and email is George Moore gmooredtii@yahoo.com******** for more information and follow-up. Good luck!

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To:Accenture Alumni
Subject: Opening in Baton Rouge/New Orleans

  

Looking for a project manager for a new Aviation Academy and After-School program for minority youth in the Baton Rouge/New Orleans area. A 10-12 month project that involves the planning, launch, and management of an innovative new educational program. The program would expand educational curriculum and services throughout communities within Louisiana and create career pathways in aviation, aerospace, renewable energy, and technology. http://www.experienceaviation.org/

 

The Mid-Level Business Analyst or Manager must have strong project management experience, including the ability to:

  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing project needs and requirements
  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspect of project
  • Review deliverables prepared by team and vendors
  • Effectively apply methodology and enforce project standards
  • Track and reports hours and expenses on a weekly basis
  • Manage project budget
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and Visio Software
  • Requirements Documentation experience and aviation industry experience a plus

This is a potential long-term opportunity once the program is developed and launched. Please send resumes to George Moore gmooredtii@yahoo.com. Project would begin sometime in late September.

********Please note: I do not know George. He and I are simply on the same alumni group list. That is our only connection. I do not know anything else about this opportunity, so any questions or information you direct my way cannot be answered. Please don't be offended when I don't respond since I can't.

 

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Sandra Schwan

Managing Partner at Evolving Strategies LLC
Sandra is the Managing Partner of Evolving Strategies LLC, a consulting firm helping companies and people learn, adapt and perform. Sandra holds a Master of Science degree in Adult Learning and Strategic Organizational Change from Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Arkansas. Previous employers include the Corporate Executive Board, Lante Corporation, Kensington International, and Accenture where Sandra was awarded mentor of the year.

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