FedEx Express has generously donated a 757/767 type rating scholarship to be awarded at the 2016 International Women in Aviation Conference in March! This scholarship listing was JUST ADDED this morning, and with applications due November 16, time is of the essence.
To view all available 2016 scholarships and application instructions visit www.wai.org/scholarships . Don't forget you must be a WAI member in good standing by November 2 to apply!
FedEx Express Boeing 757/767 Type Rating Scholarship (2) Just Added FedEx Express will award a B757/767 type...
Creators of a planned TV mini-series to feature the stories of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) have launched a crowdfunding campaign to begin pre-production on the project.
The ten part mini-series being developed by The Red Door Films will cover the origins of the WASP, as well as the African-American women who were not allowed to fly for the WASP and were instead sent to the Tuskegee Airbase. The script is based on memoirs from Pauline Gower and Byrd Granger, and interviews with other women and men who wrote this incredible chapter in our history.
I’ve known Carolyn for nearly 30 years—almost my entire professional career. What began as a business relationship quickly became a deep and abiding friendship. That bond deepened as we both became founding members of Women in Aviation (WAI). We never anticipated the wonderful journey that lay ahead. As we grew together in our lives and careers, we shared life’s milestones as well as career achievements—marriages, babies, kids’ graduations, grandchildren (well, for Carolyn, anyway!) and some tough times as well. Looking through photos from years and events past, I noted...
The Abingdon Co. has released the newest version of its popular Elise travel watch, Elise in Rosy. Available in eight different looks, the watch features three time zones on one circular face.
In an effort to promote the watch's debut and support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Abingdon Co. will donate a portion of the proceeds from sales during the month of October to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
The watch is available through The Abingdon Co. website, www.TheAbingdonCo.com , for $499.
The Royal Aeronautical Society's Women in Aviation and Aerospace Committee (WAAC) will host its 2015 conference on October 30 in London. The event will focus on the topic of sustainability and explore green technology and examine how the lack of resources may affect its development. The need to encourage women in to the aerospace industry (and keep them) will also be discussed, as well as seeing the launch of the Alta Mentoring Scheme.
For more information and to register visit www.aerosociety.com/sustainabilitysolutions .
WAI members seek to inspire and stand for encouragement, continued education, and a whole lot of fun! If you’re a lover of all things aviation and aerospace, and enjoy sharing your passion with others, we’d love to have you! Membership includes job search opportunities, scholarship opportunities, access to mentors in your industry, and much more.
We’re stronger in numbers! WAI is strong because of the dedication and volunteerism of our members. Whether you share your passion for aviation locally through chapter activities, lend a hand at WAI events across the country, or sponsor scholarships and outreach efforts, you help inspire others to reach for their dreams.