The Pilot Using Drones to Empower Marginalized Communities

Rhianna Lakin is a pilot working to improve the world with drone technology. She first became inspired to use drones for good causes when she was living in Indonesia in 2003. Illegal logging at the time resulted in a flash flood that killed hundreds of people. “It was the most horrific scene that I’ve ever seen in my life,” Lakin said. She realized the power of drone technology as a watchdog for powerful corporations: “It was that moment for me where I was awoken, where I was like, we can expose them

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