210: Kyleanne Hunter on Gender Equality in the Military and Beyond


“I wasn’t a value added because I was a female pilot. I was a value added because I was a pilot that had the skills that the squadron needed who happened to be a woman.”
– Kyleanne Hunter

In this episode, Kyleanne Hunter, former attack fighter pilot, scholar, activist, and athlete, discusses gender equality in the military and beyond.

Kyleanne covers the following topics:

  • The roles of compassion, competition, and community in Kyleanne’s athletic endeavors
  • Being the first female attack fighter pilot in her Marine Corps squadron
  • How we can bring gender equality to the military
  • Reflections on the upcoming presidential election
  • What Kyleanne is afraid of and what inspires her

Kyleanne’s Links:

show your support

Subscribe to the podcast on
Apple Podcasts Spotify
Review the podcast on iTunes
Share the podcast with your community!