The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.”

Successful Women in History: Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart, known by many as the first female to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean, was a pioneer in the aviation field for women and accomplished a series of personal career victories. She was the 16th woman ever to receive a pilot’s license. Throughout her career she won several aviation awards and documented her flights, which later made her the author of a number of best-selling books*.

Amelia’s plane never touched down at her destination after her flight from New Guinea to Howland Island on July 2, 1937. More than $4 million was spent on search and rescue efforts for Amelia.

Liberty National Learns from Perseverance

Mystery and conspiracy forever shape Amelia’s legacy. While there are many unknowns about her life and disappearance, it’s easy to distinguish the determination, passion, and perseverance in Amelia’s career. Amelia’s impact on female roles in aviation helped shape the industry into what it is today.

What successful women from history influence your Liberty National career decisions, or motivate you to stand out?

*biography.com, 2013