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As a professional speaker, Captain Karen Kahn has presented numerous career workshops and professional events, helping audiences of all ages reach their personal and professional career goals. She also provides professional advice, personal resources management, and career coaching through her firm Aviation Career Counseling.

Captain Kahn’s professional presentations include career workshops, professional and civic meetings, events, trainings, and trade shows. She prefers to tailor her presentations to each event ensuring a special and unforgettable engagement. She is an inspirational voice on confidence, determination and achieving goals, and can speak on a variety of topics spanning personal motivation, leadership, travel, career development and, of course, aviation.


Contact Karen Kahn today for your next speaking engagement.


Captain Karen Kahn on
"Selling Yourself to an Employer"
Captain Karen Kahn on
"It's About Using Your Brain"



“Thank you for a great presentation last night and the many, many questions you answered. We were delighted to have you as our speaker and all of the comments I received were rave.”

 ~ Barry M. Spector
Focal Point Partners, LLC


“Karen Kahn is an exceptional speaker. She wowed this seasoned audience and engaged them with her tales From a successful career in an exciting and ever changing industry. She knows how to overcome obstacles and She also knows how to keep your attention!

Thank you Karen! WPO Santa Barbara loves you! ”


~ Patty DeDominic
World President Chapter ~ YPO-WPO


“Thank you for your contribution to the Montana Aviation Conference’s Aviation Careers Conference tailored to junior and senior high school students. The students felt that what they heard was valuable to their preparation for the future. We received nothing but praise for your presentation from both students and teachers.”

~ J. MacPherson


“That was a good talk. Everyone learned something. Thank you.”

~ D. Forman


“Thanks for bringing some of the real world to San Marcos and for helping me break gender gaps.”

~ J. Cog


For more information about Captain Karen Kahn, or to schedule her for speaking engagements, please contact:

Nola Force at (805) 687-5859 or nolaforce@gmail.com.


Speaker's Kit ~ Coming Soon ~

  • Breaking the Glass Ceiling
  • Setting and Achieving Goals
  • Succeeding (as a woman) in Male-Dominated Industries
  • Balancing Family and Career
  • Marketing Oneself
  • The Changing Face of the Airline Industry
  • Successfully Becoming a Pilot
  • Workplace Secrets to Success
  • Captains: Each and Every One of Us (your world or mine)
  • Turning Pro: Have You Got What it Takes?
  • Behind the Cockpit Door
  • Plays Well With Others: Gender Issues in the Workplace
  • Communicate Clearly: I Meant What I Said but did I Say What I Meant?
  • “Behind the Cockpit Door”, Beverly Hills Forum Series
  • World President’s Organization (WPO) Meeting
  • Santa Barbara Girls, Inc.
  • "Age of Work" – Santa Barbara City College
  • 5th Annual Aviation and Women in Europe Conference “Courage to be the Change” – Ferrara , Italy
  • "Succeeding As A Woman in Aviation" -- Women in Aviation
  • Girl Power!, Sedona, AZ
  • Woman Fly!, Seattle, WA
  • Aviation Women in Europe, Ferrara, Italy
  • International Women in Aviation Conference, Memphis, TN
  • NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, Phoenix, AZ
  • Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Comair Aviation Academy, Sanford, IL
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ







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