Boeing

Our Unique Stories Bring Us Together

We come from all walks of life,
all cultures and backgrounds.

Every day we work together to make Boeing a more equitable, diverse and inclusive place to work. And while we know that no single one of us has all the answers, together our perspectives can pave the path forward.

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Guiding leadership on increasing opportunities for Native Americans

Race & Ethnicity

He grew up without electricity or running water. Now he inspires Native Americans inside and outside of Boeing. Meet Alex Tsosie, Boeing occupational health and safety specialist.

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I want to showcase Latinos, that we are professionals. We are committed to our work.
Jose Manuel Castellon Alvarez profile image
Jose Manuel
Business operations specialist
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Amani Alonazi profile image

Hearing the ‘Boeing Code: What others dream, we do’

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

She is part of a global team focused on using Artificial Intelligence and high-performance computing to make air travel even safer. Meet Amani Alonazi, Boeing artificial intelligence scientist.

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Angela Chen profile image

Taking action in the face of anti-Asian racism and risk

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

Lessons learned at Boeing helped her to stand up against racism her community experienced during the global pandemic. Meet Angela Chen, Boeing project management specialist

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Maximizing the effectiveness of autistic teammates and co-workers

Gender, Accessibility

Her adult diagnosis of autism and her teammates’ support were just the start of a renewed career. Meet Angelie Vincent, Boeing product engineer.

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I was constantly trying to make things better because, as one student put it, ‘Oscar, you get a degree, but where are you going to work?’ I wanted to make a better world for African Americans to live in by removing barriers.
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Oscar
Chemical technology lead
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Anne McIlveen profile image

Supporting UK customers and communities during the pandemic

Gender

“Sometimes simply doing our day-to-day jobs with passion and focus helps to shape the world.” Meet Anne McIlveen, Boeing C-17 field services engineer.

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Anthony Anderson profile image

Opening up air travel to people with disabilities

Race & Ethnicity, Accessibility

‘People with a disability just want to find their own way, live their life and add their unique value to the world.’ Meet Anthony Anderson, Boeing payloads core manager.

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Aro Royston profile image

Transitioning into his truest self — and helping others along the way

Race & Ethnicity, LGBTQ+

Transitioning felt like ‘giving up everything you know to go into the unknown.’ See how Boeing was there for him every step of the way. Meet Aro Royston, Boeing graphic artist.

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First female pilot qualified in the T-7A Red Hawk honors her heroes

Gender, Veterans

She used to fly with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds. Now she’s leading the sales team for our latest trainer. Meet Caroline “Blaze” Jensen, Boeing Senior manager, T-7 Domestic Sales.

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Increasing HBCU graduate recruitment by 400%

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

This graduate of a historically Black college and university (HBCU) went from intern to leader of an HBCU strategy that yielded unprecedented results. Meet Chasity Watson, Boeing talent acquisition manager.

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I felt immense pride to be part of the shuttle program, making history. I also felt pride in all these astronauts who had come before me, like John Herrington, the first Native American to fly in space.
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Nalena
Project manager
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Haesun Kim profile image

Achieving her dream in a gender-balanced workplace in Korea

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

She’s thriving in an environment where half of the engineers are women, in a country where less than 11% of engineers are female. Meet Haesun Kim, Boeing software architect.

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Jacky-Vy Chau profile image

Bridging cultural divides to build a better workplace for everyone

Gender, Race & Ethnicity, LGBTQ+

His community at work gave him the inspiration and skills he needed to become who he really was all along: a leader. Meet Jacky-Vy Chau, Boeing design process and tools engineer.

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Leading the way on the battlefield and in our ethics programs

Veterans

From the battlefield in Iraq to boardrooms at Boeing, his commitment to ethics and veterans is the same. Meet Jason Frei, Boeing Ethics & Business Conduct director.

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Jose Manuel Castellon Alvarez profile image

Founding our first international Hispanic and Latinx resource group

Race & Ethnicity

A moment of anti-Mexican bias redoubled his commitment to building a professional development resource for all employees. Meet Jose Manuel Castellon Alvarez, Boeing business operations specialist.

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Julie Mason profile image

Making her childhood dreams come true

Gender

Starry-eyed Space Camp grad and former Boeing intern blasts off to become the real thing: an astronaut headed for the stars. Meet Julie Mason, Boeing space propulsion engineer.

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Engineering out a hazard by engineering in collaboration

Race & Ethnicity

An engineer and former Boeing intern details how hands-on experience, in-flight napkins and involving others made sanding safer. Meet Kadon Kyte, Boeing human factors engineer.

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Today, a lot of people don’t see me as transgender. I am finally who I am.
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Aro
Graphic artist
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Kathleen 'KJ' Jolivette profile image

Flying high as a leader and as an ambassador for STEM

Gender, Race & Ethnicity, Veterans

Sioux. Veteran. American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2020 Professional of the Year. Leader. Meet Kathleen “KJ” Jolivette, Vice president of Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

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‘Engineering really starts with creativity and imagination’

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

When people hear she’s working to get us to the moon and mars, they say “I wish I was doing what you’re doing.“ Her response? “You can.” Meet Kristine Ramos, Boeing design engineer.

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Helping rockets (and students) chart higher trajectories

Gender

Shoot for the moon, Lyndsey tells students, because you’ll land among the stars. Meet Lyndsey Conley, Boeing fluid systems test engineer.

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Engineering is everywhere. I think it could be argued that this is one of the most important times in history to be inventing, optimizing and sustaining systems and products.
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Anne
C-17 field services engineer
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Maria Garcia profile image

Building the future of aerospace here on Earth

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

This single mom loves her job at Boeing and it shows: All three of her daughters followed her career path. Meet Maria Garcia, Boeing aerospace vehicle electrical technician.

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Leading the way for veterans inside and outside of Boeing

Veterans

This Aussie vet’s newest mission? Leading a veteran’s employee group and helping us engage with more veteran-owned businesses. Meet Mark Donaldson, Boeing strategic defense adviser.

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Nalena Kennett profile image

Leading the way with the environment and Native Americans at Boeing

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

Her journey stretches from the Oklahoma oil fields to flying high with the Space Shuttle program and Boeing 787 aircraft. Meet Dr. Nalena Kennett, Boeing project manager.

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[Boeing] recognizes that veterans are an incredible source of talent.
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Jason
Ethics & Business
Conduct director
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Nicolette Gan profile image

Becoming the professional role model she never had

Gender, Race & Ethnicity, LGBTQ+

Finding a place where her differences were celebrated made all the difference for this driven engineer and STEM advocate. Meet Nicolette Gan, Boeing composites research engineer.

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Formulating opportunity for others for more than half a century

Race & Ethnicity

A love of chemistry is what connects desegregating lunch counters in 1960 to integrating cutting-edge technologies in 2020. Meet Oscar Johnson, Boeing chemical technology lead.

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Supporting citizen service members and their families

Veterans

One day they were focused on their jobs at Boeing. The next they were being deployed to aid coronavirus relief efforts. Meet Ross Walker, Simon O’Brien and Jason Hanslovan, Boeing teammates.

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As a Boeing leader, I feel it is our responsibility to help the next generation learn about and pursue STEM education… We need to support and encourage them — and ensure they know that they can achieve their goals.
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KJ
Vice president of Boeing
Defense, Space & Security
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Rupinder Aulakh profile image

Creating a more inclusive safety culture for Sikhs and others

Race & Ethnicity

He credits our open culture with giving him the strength to reconnect with his Sikh heritage. We credit him for changing how we think and work. Meet Rupinder Aulakh, Boeing design engineer.

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‘Test-piloting’ workplace accommodations for others

Race & Ethnicity, Accessibility

This DHH (deaf/hard of hearing) engineer says he is devoted to ‘knocking down barriers so others can walk through.’ Meet Sanh Ha, Boeing design engineer.

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Inspiring women of color to pursue STEM careers

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

The American Association for the Advancement of Science selected her as a national STEM ambassador for her achievements. Meet Sydney Hamilton, Boeing engineering manager, stress engineering.

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[Engineers] don’t see me as different. We’re here to solve problems, not judge people.
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Nicolette
Composites research engineer
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