Supporting women in the drone industry shouldn’t be about playing a numbers game—how many women you have employed—but rather about developing a supportive, inclusive framework that will attract and keep qualified women in the field by providing paths that can lead to growth and success not only for them but for the industry as well. But what does it mean to support and be inclusive of women in this space, and what does that support actually look like? Join us for free at Commercial UAV Expo Americas' Virtual Women in Drones Panel, Wednesday Sep 16, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM PDT, to join the discussion. You can Register here.
This is the next installment in a multi-part series that helps to reimagine what a professional in the drone space can look like, and more.
Grant Guillot, Partner and Leader of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems practice at the regional law firm of for Adams and Reese, has been studying the drone industry for several years. When he felt like he had developed a deep understanding of the drone ecosystem, he sought to share that knowledge in a big way, most notably by rolling out his podcast Drones in America hosted by MarketScale in which he discusses Drone technology and policy with industry leaders and insiders. In his podcasts and through other channels, Guillot has highlighted topics ranging from startups, forecasts and insights, public safety, foreign drone policy, and the pandemic to emerging technologies and entrepreneurs, diversity, and women.
Commercial UAV News sat down with Guillot in an exclusive interview to get his take on how we can make the industry stronger, some of the challenges we are facing as an industry, and why it is important for the industry to bring those with power into conversations about minorities and women.
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