Staff and Volunteers

Carley Walker STEM Flights

Director of Development 

With a background in aviation and nonprofit marketing, Carley is dedicated to providing enriching flight experiences for both Pilot Mentors and Students. As a student pilot herself, she understands the importance of introducing aviation and STEM career pathways to young people.  Carley is Board Member of Air Care Alliance, Aviation Community Foundation, and Winchester Regional Airport Authority.  You can find her flying her 1963 C172 at her home airport KOKV in Winchester, VA. 


Curriculum and Program

Zara’s passion for STEM education began early.  As a new college graduate, she taught Middle School and High School science to underprivileged students in Philadelphia, PA. She eventually transitioned to work for Johns Hopkins University, helping science teachers around the country gain comfort with teaching high quality, hands-on STEM lessons to their students.  Zara has served on her local School Board, continuing her pursuit of ensuring a quality education for every student.