About Me

Laura Humpries was born January 3rd, 1989 in Queens, New York. When she was two years old she moved to Atlanta, Georgia with her mother, father, and sister. As she grew into a young woman, Humphries mother says she was easily motivated and eager to succeed in life. She received her bachelor of arts degree in Economics, with a minor in Psychology from West Georgia University. Shortly after, she began working for Delta airlines as a flight attendant, and thoroughly enjoyed her global experiences. However, beginning in 2018, Humphries decided to embark on a new journey of becoming a Black female pilot. She saw the lack of opportunity for women of color, and became committed to eradicating gender and racial biases within the field of piloting. YOU LOOK LIKE ME is Humphries story, and all she hopes is for little girls all over the world to know they can be successful in any career field. no matter their gender or skin color.