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A Conversation with Cecilia Aragon

On October 27, 2020, the University of Washington's Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering hosted a special conversation with Professor Cecilia Aragon about overcoming fears in STEM education and careers.


In conversation with HCDE Professor and Chair Julie Kientz, Professor Aragon answered questions submitted from students and alumni, shared her experiences overcoming self-doubt throughout her career, and discussed what prompted her to write her memoir,  Flying Free: My Victory Over Fear to Become the First Latina Pilot on the US Aerobatic Team.  

Recent press featuring Flying Free

NBC News

September 23, 2020 | NBC News
Meet the 1st Latina pilot on the US aerobatic team
Cecilia Aragon, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering
Ms. Magazine

September 2, 2020 
September 2020 Reads for the Rest of Us
Karla Strand, Ms. Magazine

Shelf Awareness

September 1, 2020
Shelf Awareness review of Flying Free
Katie Noah Gibson, Shelf Awareness Pro

Latinx in publishing

August 28, 2020
September 2020 Latinx Releases
Zakiya Jamal, Latinx in Publishing