For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this year, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights in the United States. Today's profile is Kaori Ogasawara Paris.
Kaori Ogasawara Paris is an Airbus A320 pilot for United Airlines who is an active volunteer for the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). At ALPA, Paris is involved with the Education Committee where she meets with women and girls who have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional airline pilot. Paris is also on the U.S. Department of Transportation's National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force as a representative from ALPA.