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My Women’s History with Ms. Leslie Taylor

March 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

My Women’s History with Ms. Leslie D. Taylor

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
8:30 – 10:00am

University System of Maryland at Southern MD  |  Building 2  |  Center Hall
44219 Airport Road, California, MD 20619

Check-in and networking will begin at 8:00am. Walk-ins are welcome.
**This is an in-person event only**

Full registration link: https://paxpartnership.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/paxpartnership/event.jsp?event=999&
Please join us to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be hearing remarks from Ms. Leslie D. Taylor, previously Vice Commander of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) (retired in January 2022). 

This program is cosponsored with Leadership Southern Maryland.

About the speaker:

Ms. Leslie D. Taylor, Consultant and Business Owner

A MIL employee and small business owner, Ms. Leslie Taylor provides consulting services in technical leadership, test and evaluation (T&E), warfighter capabilities integration, training, classroom instruction, and mentoring.
She joined MIL Corporation’s Rapid Engineering and Prototyping Solutions Sector as a Vice President and Strategic Advisor in April 2023, supporting business operations with direct services to MIL customers. She also assists leadership with developing and executing the Defense Business Unit’s strategic growth plan.
Ms. Taylor retired as Vice Commander of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in January 2022. NAVAIR supports naval aviation customers in research, development, engineering, T&E, acquisition, and in-service support. Ms. Taylor facilitated critical decisions among flag officers and senior executives, oversaw fleet force advisors in optimizing investments to advance operational capabilities, and led the safety team.
In April 2015, Ms. Taylor was selected as Executive Director of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, leading over 10,000 employees in executing the mission effectively, safely, and efficiently, and served as deputy assistant commander for T&E responsible for the implementation of policies arising from the offices of the commander, vice commander, and deputy commander.
Ms. Taylor was selected to the Senior Executive Service in 2008 as Director, Flight Test Engineering, leading over 900 flight test engineers across five geographic sites.
Ms. Taylor received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the West Virginia Institute of Technology and a master’s in engineering management from the Florida Institute of Technology. She is an adjunct instructor at the St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a certified Diversity and Inclusion executive from Cornell University.
Her awards include the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executive, the Department of Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, the Department of Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Award, and the Excellence in Federal Career Bronze Award for Supervisors.
For a printable version of Ms. Taylor’s bio, please click here
Full link: https://paxpartnership.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/TPP-020924__L.-Taylor-speaker-bio.pdf


→ Registration is complimentary for all attendees.
 Attendees do not have to be TPP members

**Consider becoming a TPP member! 

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For any questions or concerns, please reach out to TPP Programs & STEM Manager, Danielle Moore danielle.moore@paxpartnership.org.



March 13
8:30 am - 10:00 am