Alisha Sohpaul

Alisha is a licensed M1 & M2 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer and is proud to be one of the 2% of female AMEs in Canada. She is not only the first female member to join PAMEA but also the first to serve on the Board. Alisha is currently the Person Responsible for Maintenance (PRM) at Iskwew Air and helped launch the Aircraft Maintenance Organization (AMO) in March 2021. She has been working in the industry for the past 7 years and is passionate about giving back to the industry by encouraging young females to pursue careers in aviation. Mentorship has had a huge impact on Alisha and has led her to also become a mentor with Elevate Aviation. Here she is able to relate with other women and share her journey.  Alisha also serves on the Youth Engagement Committee with the British Columbia Aviation Council. In her free time she enjoys hiking, cycling, backpacking around the world, playing sports and meeting new people.