If you want something to happen, you have to make it happen. Don’t give up on your dreams!
Come learn how Olga Custodio used her “Passion, Patience, and Persistence” to make her dream her reality. Beyond the personal and professional obstacles she overcame, she will share the strategies used throughout her journey to become America’s first Latina military pilot.
Join us at Los Medanos College on Tuesday, September 24, from 4-5 pm. with a reception afterward.
We are sharing this next presenter in the Undergraduate Success Center’s Latino Speaker Series with our counterparts at Los Medanos College to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanic-Serving Institution Week and to commemorate, LMC’s 10th Anniversary of their MESA program that prepares students for science-based careers.
Olga E. Custodio
Olga E. Custodio is a Retired Captain from American Airlines with over 11,000 hours of flight time having flown the Boeing 727, Fokker 100, Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 to the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Mexico Canada and U.S. Her education and professional certificates include an Air Transport Pilot certificate with single and multiengine land and instrument ratings, a Flight Engineer Certificate – Turbojet Powered rating, a Radiotelephone Operator permit, FAA Medical Certificate and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Puerto Rico. She recently graduated from the Masters Leadership Program, MLP, in San Antonio.