Episode 65

Published on:

12th Sep 2023

Defying Gender Expectations in the Military | Lisa Jaster

Lisa Jaster is an American soldier, combat engineer, and one of the first three women to graduate the elite United States Army Ranger program in 2015. She graduated at age 37, while the average trainee age is 23. Prior to receiving her esteemed Ranger tab, Lisa worked as an engineer with Shell Oil in Houston and an Army Reserve individual mobilization augmentee with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Lisa is the recipient of numerous military accolades including two Bronze Star Medals and the Meritorious Service Medal. Lisa left active duty in 2007 and started a family and civilian career with Shell but returned to the Army as a reservist in 2012. Lisa holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering. She released her first book, “Delete the Adjective,” at the end of 2022.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What it’s like to be one of the first female Army Ranger graduates.
  • How to rise up in the face of low expectations.
  • The keys to leadership and physical fitness that transcend race and gender.

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