A Non-Profit, 501(c)3 Organization created to promote STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) worldwide utilizing the excitement of an around-the-world flight. The pilot in command and creator of Think Global Flight, Captain Judy Rice, is a former Executive Director Youth Education of the Experimental Aircraft Association, former Deputy Director Aerospace Education of Civil Air Patrol, respected educator and seasoned aviator.
The National 4-H Aerospace Curriculum Project hired Rice to produce a series of publications that eventually involved 35 businesses and thousands of pre-college 4-H members. During the 4-H project, Ms. Rice learned to fly and is an instrument rated commercial pilot, an advance ground instructor, and certified flight instructor. She currently has logged almost 3,000 hours in numerous aircraft.
Ms. Rice’s work has taken her to almost all 50 states representing aerospace education. She has numerous awards and accomplishments in her portfolio and is a member of many aviation organizations. She is the proud owner of a Grumman TR2 airplane. Her goal is to share her passion for aviation and her extensive experience with youth and adults worldwide.
To ensure the organization's success, Rice has developed a team of supporters, business leaders, educators and aviation enthusiasts.