Friday, March 17, 12:00—1:00 PM
Location: Online via Zoom
Join us via Zoom with Lisa Sharik from the Bullock Texas State History Museum for this presentation of a brief introduction to the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program of WWII. This US Army Air Corps course was based in Texas. Ms. Sharik’s presentation will highlight several stories of the Texas women who participated in the WASP program!
Lisa Sharik is currently a curator at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. She spent 15 years as the Deputy Director for Collections of the Texas Military Forces Museum located at Camp Mabry. Ms. Sharik received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Archaeological Studies. She worked as a contract archaeologist on various projects in Texas for 4 years. She earned her Masters Degree in Historical Administration and Public History from Florida State University while working at Mission San Luis as a museum education specialist. Lisa Sharik has also worked as an education specialist at the Capitol Complex Visitor’s Center and Austin Children’s Museum doing museum education/tours. Her areas of special interest include 1800-1950’s material culture and military history.