Quotes by Amelia Earhart

About Amelia Earhart:

Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. Earhart joined the faculty of the Purdue University aviation department in 1935 as a visiting faculty member to counsel women on careers and help inspire others with her love for aviation. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party, and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Author Bio

  • NameAmelia Earhart
  • DescriptionAmerican aviation pioneer and author
  • AliasesAmelia Mary Earhart
  • BornJuly 24, 1897
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionAviator; Memoirist; Travel Writer
  • AwardsDistinguished Flying Cross; Harmon Trophy; National Women's Hall Of Fame