Joan Robinson-Berry, 2007 Black Engineer Career Achievement Award winner, has been selected for inclusion in Black Enterprise magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Corporate America” feature.
Currently, vice president of engineering, modifications, and maintenance for Boeing Global Services, Robinson-Berry was named to the list of influential African American female executives by the magazine’s editors.
The feature will appear in the first quarter 2019 issue of Black Enterprise.
Robinson-Berry will also be recognized at the magazine’s Women of Power Summit’s Most Powerful Women in Corporate America ceremony in Las Vegas during the last week of February.
She recently received an Achievement Award at the 2017 Women in Aerospace’s annual awards ceremony.
Robinson-Berry is the first African American to win an Amelia Earhart award, the first African-American woman to sit on a Boeing Engineering Process Council, and first African-American woman to become a program manager in a multi-billion-dollar commercial airplane program. She also lent her talent overseas to create one of Africa’s first aerospace curriculums in Ghana.
In 2016, Robinson-Berry was recognized as one of Women’s Enterprise USA’s Top 100 Leaders in Supplier Diversity. She received a Professional Achievement Award in 2015 at Career Communications Group’s Women of Color STEM Conference and was inducted into the Career Communications Group Hall of Fame in 2012.
Robinson-Berry is an AIAA – Associate Technical Fellow and an African Scientific Institute Fellow.