About Us

Igniting Futures in the Sky

Our Journey, Vision, and Commitment

Aviation Discoveries was born from a deep-seated passion for aviation and aerospace. We believe in sharing this excitement with young minds, sparking their curiosity, and guiding them towards a bright future in these dynamic fields. By blending our dedication with industry collaborations, we aspire to open up a world of opportunities for your children, equipping them to be the innovators and leaders of tomorrow.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a catalyst for transformative experiences that shape the future leaders of the aviation and aerospace industries. We envision a world where every student has the opportunity to explore, dream, and achieve in the dynamic realms of flight and space.

Through innovative programs, cutting-edge technology, and a commitment to inclusivity, we aim to foster a community where curiosity knows no bounds, where aspiring minds are nurtured, and where the passion for aviation and aerospace becomes a driving force for positive change. Our vision is to inspire a generation of trailblazers who will redefine the possibilities of flight and contribute to a sustainable, interconnected global aerospace community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire and empower the next generation of aviation and aerospace enthusiasts. We are committed to providing students with immersive experiences, hands-on learning opportunities, and valuable insights into the diverse career paths within the aviation and aerospace industries.

Through engaging educational programs, mentorship initiatives, and industry partnerships, we aim to ignite a passion for innovation, curiosity, and excellence, preparing students to soar to new heights in their future careers. Together, we aspire to cultivate a community of informed, motivated, and skilled individuals who will contribute to the continued advancement and success of the aviation and aerospace sectors.

Our Team

Shatequa Hamilton

Director and Founder

Dr. Shatequa Hamilton, a trailblazer in aviation and STEM education, is the driving force behind our innovative program

After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from North Carolina Central, her path took a soaring turn towards aviation. That led her to Delaware State University, where she pursued Aviation Management and professional piloting, igniting a lifelong passion.

Shatequa’s dedication to youth development shone brightly at the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Solo Flight Academy, where she excelled as a ground instructor and administrator. She further honed her skills at New Hope Flight Academy in Florida, achieving her Private Pilot license.

Beyond the skies, Shatequa actively contributes to her community. She’s an esteemed Ambassador for the Henry County Chamber of Commerce and serves as Chair of the Expo Committee on the Women’s Leadership Council and as an Advisory Board Member of Communities in Schools of Georgia in Henry County. Her efforts in Aviation Discoveries Inc. have been recognized with scholarships and grants from prestigious organizations like Microsoft, Fifth Third Bank, and Coca-Cola. In 2022, ADI was honored as Best New StartUp of the Year.

Shatequa’s academic excellence continues as she participates in the Cornell University Women’s Entrepreneurship Program and recently received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humanities from The School of the Great Commission Theological Seminary. She is also the newly appointed Chair of the Henry County Aviation Authority and is on track to complete Leadership Henry in 2024.

When not charting new heights in aviation and education, Shatequa enjoys traveling and cherishing moments with her pilot husband and two daughters, reflecting her deep commitment to family and exploration.

Our Team

Dr. Shatequa Hamilton

Founder and Director

Janelle Terry

Board Member

Donnella Williams

Board Member

Courtney Walters

Board Member

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