Natalie Hahn is a senior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, pursuing a B.S. in aerospace engineering with a minor in applied mathematics. She has worked as an intern within the aerospace industry for Rockwell Collins, The Boeing Company, and Spirit AeroSystems. She aims to work in the aerospace defense sector, working with aircraft structures following graduation in December 2021.
As a member of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach SWE section, Hahn served as secretary before becoming a three-term president of her section. As president, she led her section through the creation of three committees and a leadership initiative for first-year students while the section saw a 300% growth in membership.
At the Society level, she served as a collegiate-focused leadership coach with the leadership coaching committee for FY19. Recently, she completed a two-year term as coordinator for the Leadership Development Program, working with 50 collegiate members to develop their leadership abilities and SWE knowledge. She aided in the rebranding of the program to reflect SWE’s leadership competency model and to help expand the SWE leadership pipeline.
Hahn is a nontraditional, first-generation student and a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community. She has been recognized as the FY19 New LCC Coach of the Year and with an FY21 WE Local Guiding Star Award.