The Aviation for Humanity team is comprised of volunteers. We have no paid employees; thus, every donation goes directly to school supplies that support children worldwide. We value our optimistic team members and welcome others to donate their time and join our growing group of volunteers!
Kimberly Perkins — Founder & President
Kimberly is an international Captain on a Global Express and Gulfstream 650 aircraft. She has piloted jet aircraft on six continents and has lived on three. Kimberly was influenced by her experiences living in Nigeria, which laid the foundation for her creating Aviation for Humanity. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation: Flight Operations and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations. She enjoys international travel both professionally and personally. She insists on taking her two daughters to the remote regions of the world to instill the same sense of global community that led her to developing the non-profit. Along with her piloting career, she is a gender equity activist through her published works and public speaking on gender parity. She previously served on the Board of the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association and continues to mentor women in aviation through her membership with industry organizations. She is an outspoken optimist with a passion for inclusivity and equity in educating our youth. She believes in a global community and hopes to use aviation as a method for philanthropic outreach. All of Kimberly's interviews and published articles can be found on her website.