posted by Sheryl Barden on January 20, 2023

Photo credit: Dassault This AINsight guest column, “Don’t Shoot the Messenger,” originally appeared in Aviation International News. Every week, my API colleagues and I find ourselves in a “change agent”

posted by Sheryl Barden on December 16, 2022

Matt McNeil, founder, president, clinical director, and director of human performance at LiftAffect, presents on mental health in aviation during the 2022 Bombardier Safety Standdown. (Photo: Bombardier) This AINsight column

posted by Sheryl Barden on November 18, 2022

Blog Author Sheryl Barden (right) and her API colleague Jennifer Pickerel presented during the 2022 Bombardier Safety Standdown. (Photo: Matt Thurber/ AIN) Every one of us in aviation needs to

posted by Sheryl Barden on October 21, 2022

Lisa Borrayo and Jennifer Pickerel—both from Aviation Personnel International—presented at the “Managing Upwards” educational session during NBAA 2022. Did you attend NBAA 2022? More than 20,000 of us are resting

posted by Sheryl Barden on September 16, 2022

Caption: API's CEO, Sheryl Barden, poses with United Airlines' Captain Jackie and First Officer Rachel after completing her their flight in an "unmanned" aircraft. This article about female aviation heroes

posted by Sheryl Barden on August 19, 2022

This article about airlines extending the mandatory pilot retirement to age 67 originally appeared in Aviation International News. I’ve long believed that the airlines should raise the mandatory pilot retirement

posted by Sheryl Barden on July 15, 2022

This AINsight guest column about gender discrimination originally appeared in Aviation International News on July 15, 2022. A recent industry article continues to resonate in my head and, quite frankly,

posted by Sheryl Barden on June 24, 2022

When I first broached the subject of a looming pilot shortage at NBAA-BACE in 2013, people in the audience told me I was crazy and said it would never happen.

posted by Sheryl Barden on May 20, 2022

This is a story about the wisdom of greening up the grass in your own backyard, rather than gazing over the fence at your neighbor’s lawn. If that sounds cryptic,

posted by Sheryl Barden on April 26, 2022

It was wonderful to return to the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference (SDC) a few weeks ago. It is always a high-energy-filled conference that I characterize as an amazing balance of professionalism