In the United States, women make up 47 percent of the total workforce. Soft issues are harder to measure quantitatively since they are subjective, yet they play a significantly important qualitative role in determining where people want to work. Not all families are structured as such. Implicit biases are more harmful to gender equality because they are insidious, more prevalent and seemingly socially acceptable. A chasm exists between our worlds. One cannot be part of the solution without acknowledging the problem. How many working fathers are made to feel bad about their choice of keeping their career rather than becoming a stay-at-home parent? The pilot shortage can be rectified by accessing a great populace and the retention of employees can be resolved when we use a multifaceted lens to evaluate why women are consistently underrepresented in aviation.