Victoria Pope

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Victoria Pope is the deputy editor of National Geographic magazine and its chief editor for text. Before joining National Geographic in November 2005, she was the executive editor for U.S. News and World Report. Her positions in editing and magazine management followed more than a decade as a foreign correspondent in Germany, Austria, Poland, and Russia.

Victoria is the author of a forthcoming book on women pilots of World War II—shares keen insights on alternative careers for women.

Articles by this Contributor

Spring 2009

The Women Airforce Service Pilots seemed strange and exotic to World War II America. In fact, not even the military could quite fiqure out what to do with them.

Summer 2010

After 65 years, the nation’s first female military pilots receive their due