Sherisse Pierre is from Trinidad and Tobago and is a graduate student at Florida Institute of Technology, pursuing her Master’s degree in Aviation Human Factors. She also attended Florida Tech for her undergraduate career obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Meteorology with Flight Option. During her time at Florida Tech Sherisse earned her Commercial Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating, and Certified Flight Instructor Certificate. She is an alumna member of the Phi Sigma Sigma women's fraternity and was the president of the Space Coast Florida Tech Chapter of Women in Aviation, International for the academic year 2016 - 2017. Sherisse hopes to be an airline pilot in the near future, and further into the future she intends to become a member on an aviation accident investigation team.