Boeing’s Chamberlin honoured with top award
Oct. 30, 2013, Arlington, Va. - Jean Chamberlin, Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) vice president of Program Management, has been honoured by Women in Aerospace for her “outstanding career and lifelong commitment to furthering the advancement of women’s opportunities in aerospace.”
By Carey Fredericks
“This speaks to the power of diversity as Boeing’s calling card to the world,” Chamberlin said as she accepted the group’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award on Oct. 29. “Our success is defined by the respect and value we have for different perspectives and everyone’s contributions. Throughout my career, I have witnessed diversity fuel the innovation that drives us to do what others dream.”
Women in Aerospace annually recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the aerospace community.
“We are incredibly proud of Jean as she is honoured by Women in Aerospace for her many contributions to our industry that span her entire career,” said Dennis Muilenburg, BDS president and CEO. “As one of aerospace’s great leaders today, Jean is both a true champion of diversity and an inspiring role model throughout our company and our industry.”
Chamberlin has held leadership roles on several high-profile aerospace efforts, including the B-2 Spirit bomber, the C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, the H-47 Chinook helicopter, the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, and the KC-46 tanker.