Shannon Huffman Polson soars, encourages female leadership

When taking off in an apache helicopter, turn the nose of the aircraft to face the wind. If used the right way, the resistance of the wind will help the apache to rise and take off.

Shannon Huffman Polson, the first woman to ever fly the AH-64 apache attack helicopter in the military, embodies this metaphor after 24 years of facing boundaries and resistance head-on, and using them as motivation for success.

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