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International Women's Day: Don't Tell Me No. Watch Me.


The following blog post was co-written by Rachel Barry and Ashlee Smith. 


In 2000, First Officer Beth Polcari started her career at Southwest Airlines in our Rapid Rewards Department and then left to pursue her dream of becoming a Pilot. Beth chased her dream and landed right where she belongs, back at Southwest Airlines and in the Pilot’s seat.



Southwest Airlines is proud to celebrate International Women's Day and honor women like Beth who #PressforProgress and those who encouraged her to follow her dreams along the way.


Congratulations, Beth, on following your dream! That's what we call a perfect landing.



Adventurer C

Now that's PASSION!  Kudos, Beth! 

Explorer C

Bold and Brave.  Way  to feel good!

Explorer A

Every post, every story, every article I read on Southwest, fills my heart. Passion ,  appreciation, and people working

together creates a purpose and unity that will always thrive. Gd Bless everyone at Southwest Airlines.(I'm not religious, per say but it takes universal magic to create what Southwest airlines have created and will always prosper.  Kindness, heart, and luv,  are key and indispensableHeart.

Explorer C

Dream BiG!  It's your beautiful story and you wrote it!  Congratulations!

Explorer C

Congratulations Beth!  I would love to hear more on your journey to arrival...I am working on my Private Pilot today. 


Girl Power Heart