New York, NY (Dec. 10, 2019) – Michele A. Evans, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, has joined the Board of Directors of Girls Inc., the national organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
“Lockheed Martin is a dedicated partner and investor in Girls Inc., and is committed to breaking down barriers for women to lead and succeed in non-traditional STEM fields,” said Dr. Stephanie J. Hull, President and CEO of Girls Inc. “We are pleased to welcome Michele to our National Board and will benefit tremendously from her leadership and personal passion to expand opportunities for girls and women.”
With more than 30 years of experience in the defense and aerospace industry, Michele leads the Aeronautics portfolio for Lockheed Martin. This includes the F-35, F-22, F-16, C-130 and Advanced Development Programs at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works®. Throughout her career she has led a significant number of programs in support of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy; as well as for commercial and international military customers.
She is also actively involved in Lockheed Martin’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, serving as the executive sponsor for the Women’s Impact Network, and as a visible Girls Inc. advocate throughout her career.
“All girls deserve to grow up safe, respected and valued, and I look forward to partnering with Girls Inc. in this mission,” Michele said. “From maximizing Lockheed Martin’s current partnerships with the organization, to developing new partnerships and helping to define the future for the organization, I know we will continue to build on the potential and power of girls around the world.”
Michele is also active on the boards of Cheniere Energy and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.