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Amelia Earhart

Super Power: Flight

Atchison, Kansas

Amelia Earhart

July 24, 1897 to circa January 5, 1939

Photo Credit: By Tekniska Museet via Wikimedia Commons.

About ...

Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. She set many flying records and wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences.

Amelia Earhart wanted to attempt what no one had done before – fly around the world. However, in 1937, Amelia Earhart and her plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, which is an unsolved mystery to this day.

Special Facts ...

  • First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
  • Member of the National Woman’s Party
  • Supported the Equal Rights Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the U.S.

Famous Quote:

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”

-Amelia Earhart