Join us in the Koinonia Room on August 26 after church for the fourth of our forums on trans awareness, featuring Michelle Evans.
Michelle Evans served in the US Air Force working on missile systems and later in private industry as an aerospace engineer. She is the founder and president of Mach 25 Media, which provides education and display services for astronaut appearances and other space-related events at government facilities, science centers, schools, and other venues across the country and overseas. Her bestselling book The X-15 Rocket Plane, Flying the First Wings into Space was a finalist for the Eugene M. Emme Award for Astronautical Literature, and she is a Distinguished Lecturer with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Michelle is the transgender coordinator for the PFLAG Speakers Bureau for the Orange County/Long Beach area and has spoken on the topic more than 250 times at high schools, colleges, universities, civic organizations, churches, and at the Orange County Sheriff’s Academy. Michelle received the Diverse Community Leader Award from Orange County Human Relations for her work in the transgender community, and was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Orange County. She has appeared in numerous publications, including Air & Space Smithsonian, Ad Astra, Orange County Register, Los Angeles Times, and New York Times, and she was a technical consultant on the Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man.”