Lynn Frederick Dsouza
National President, Aviation Council
Lynn Frederick Dsouza is an Aviation Manager, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer and Realist. She is extremely passionate about Women Empowerment in Aviation and wishes to see more women in white collar roles in Aviation. She is a very driven individual and a strong advocate for Gender Equality and Equal Rights/Equal Pay leading to women economic equality in Aviation. She founded ESPIRIDI LLP (Conglomerate), ANG (Aviation Networking Group) and Aviation Hub (Aviation Blog). She is also the Director at ESPIRIDI LLP. She has worked for Brunel University London as a Research Assistant (Additive Manufacturing), at the Engineering Department in the past. Her experience includes having worked for Genpact (Bangalore), Jet Airways (Delhi, Bangalore), Airworks CMRO (Hosur), Mesco Airlines (Mumbai), and more. She has also worked on projects with UAVs and Manufacture and Design of Powered Paragliders and Powered Hang gliders in the preceding years. She has been an Aviation Enthusiast since her childhood and is still an avid AvGeek. Having been enrolled in the Gujarat Chapter of the National Academy of Model Sports as an Aeromodelling Trainee, she has been a part of numerous aeromodelling events during her schooling. While growing up her passion for aviation developed over the years and eventually Lynn studied to be an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer at VSM Aerospace, Bangalore, where she specialized in Avionics. Lynn also completed her BTech in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from the same college and went on to pursue her MBA in Aviation Management from Brunel University London on a Scholarship on merit. She completed her MBA in Aviation Management with Merit and secured an A on her dissertation on Sustainable Disruption and Ethical Transformation of AI at Airports. She was a part of the various societies at Brunel including Innovia: Women in STEM, Brunel Aviation Society, Engineering Brunel, Young Leaders Driving Change, the AI Innovation Research Centre and the Innovation Hub. Additionally, she authored and published Introduction to Boeing 737 in EBook and Paperback versions which is available on Kindle and Amazon worldwide. She has further completed 48 other courses, learnt 5 languages namely English, Hindi, Gujarati, French and ASL, as well as acquired 5 professional memberships with RAeS, AMBA, IPSE, ISECE and SGAC.