Applications are now being taken for Women in Aviation’s scholarships for 2017.
As of early July, the association is offering 98 scholarships valued at $499,000. Scholarships are available for nearly every interest in aviation and aerospace and include academic scholarships, flight training scholarships, aviation maintenance centered scholarships, advanced flight ratings and type ratings, and a wide variety of other options, according to WAI officials. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International has declared Sept. 24 as the annual Girls in Aviation Day.
On this day, WAI chapters around the globe will host their own one-day event to attract more young women to the aviation and aerospace communities with a day of activities appealing to girls ages 8 to 16 years of age. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International (WAI) has three events planned in the coming months to continue its outreach to attract more women to the aviation community. These events include a regional conference, WomenVenture as part of EAA AirVenture, and a repeat of international Girls in Aviation Day. [Read more…]
Karen Gebhart, Vice President of Business Development for the Helicopter Association International, was elected for a two-year term as the chair of Women in Aviation International’s (WAI) board of directors at the 2016 International Women in Aviation Conference. She is a private pilot and industry veteran who previously worked for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International has created a Girl Scout fun patch to award to Girl Scouts who take part in Girls in Aviation Day events.
The first chance girls will have to earn the patch will be at Girls in Aviation Day Nashville, on Saturday, March 12, at the International Women in Aviation Conference. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International (WAI) has selected the newest inductees into its International Pioneer Hall of Fame. These women will be honored at the 27th annual International Women in Aviation Conference, which will be held March 10-12, 2016, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. [Read more…]