The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Layne Lewis is an energetic aerospace engineer, entrepreneur, and visionary. Over her 35-year innovative business career, Layne has worked tirelessly to action change and solve problems from NASA to the Marine Corps Special Operations Command. After an injury resulted in life changes, Layne, a lifelong athlete, led her team to develop a new app to celebrate success…transforming hardship into art and motivation. Layne works to share her knowledge with other STEM organizations and gives back through Girls on The Run as a coach in Idaho. Layne and her husband live happily on a ranch in Eagle, ID.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Be patient, nothing worthwhile is ever easy.

What is your favorite quote?

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”


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