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How Traveling the World as a Pan Am Stewardess Prepared me for a Career in DEI

February 15th @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

In Person
A vintage photo of Dr. Sheila Nutt in the late 1960s wearing a stewardess uniform is seen beside a current photo of Dr. Sheila Nutt wearing a colorful shirt.

To register visit countway.info/panam

Please join us for a special conversation with Dr. Sheila Nutt, one of the first Black Pan American World Airways flight attendants! Dr. Nutt is the former Director of Educational Outreach Programs in The Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School. Come join us for this unique opportunity to hear her trailblazing story!

Click here to read “Building A Spirit of Inclusion: Pan Am and The Cultural Revolution” by Mirembe B. Birigwa.

Click here to read “Traveling the world as one of the first Black Pan Am flight attendants” by Francesca Street, CNN.

Click here to read or listen to “‘The World Is Open To You’: Former Flight Attendant Reflects On Helping Break Pan Am’s Color Barrier 50 Years Ago” by Lynn Jolicoeur and Lisa Mullins, WBUR.


Date: February 15th
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums


Longwood Campus
Countway Library Room 102
In Person