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The IAWA Board met in Washington DC in June and also held a strategic planning session focusing on how to Connect, Inspire, & Lead the future women of IAWA.

The IAWA Community recently came together in Geneva and in Rome.  Click here to see more photos from IAWA events around the globe!

IAWA-WIA Geneva Reception at EBACE in May.

Rome Connect at LUISS Conference in June 2015.

The IAWA Community came together on June 2nd at The Boeing Company for the Washington DC Reception. The event kicked off with opening remarks from Hagir Elawad, Director of Congressional Affairs at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, and was highlighted by the presentation of the 2015 IAWA Aviation Woman of Excellence Award to Cecile Hatfield.

IAWA is pleased to announce its partnership with the Global Aerospace Summit.  Click here to learn more.

IAWA Selects 2015 Aviation Industry Woman of Excellence Award Recipient: Cecile Hatfield, Esq.

Congratulations to Cecile Hatfield, the recipient of the 2015 IAWA Aviation Industry Woman of Excellence Award as Cecile Hatfield. The award was presented by IAWA Board Members Katherine Staton and Debra Fowler during the Washington DC Reception on June 2nd. This award recognizes women who are leaders in the field of aviation, have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of women in the industry and are respected as team players by men and women alike. As a woman who epitomizes these attributes, IAWA is honored to recognize Cecile Hatfield, Esq. as the fourth recipient of this award. Click here for more information.

Check out this video to learn about Cecile’s inspiring accomplishments.

April 2015 News and Views Published

The April 2015 IAWA News & Views newsletter is published and available for distribution. The newsletter is a compendium of the last three months of IAWA activity, featuring articles about past and upcoming networking events.

Download your copy here


President's Message - April 2015

In the first part of 2015, IAWA has made some exciting news as we Connect, Inspire & Lead to further women’s careers in the aviation and aerospace industry.  

We have been connecting in many locations including Orlando, Seoul, Bonita Springs, Phoenix, Dallas, Miami and New York with upcoming events in Geneva, Singapore, Rome, New York and Washington D.C.  Additional events are posted on the website, with many more opportunities to connect.  The Annual Conference is lined up, starting with an invitation to the Dubai Airshow and two days of IAWA’s Connect, Inspire and Lead opportunities.  It is time now to make your plans to join us as the women of IAWA make history in Dubai – you will not want to miss it!

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Board Member Mary Prettyman represented IAWA at the Phoenix Reception held during ISTAT Americas on March 9th.


27th Annual Conference - Hotel Block & Registration Now Open!

Make your reservations today for the 27th Annual Conference at Fairmont the Palm in Dubai.  Click here for more information.

Registration is now available online! Register today!



IAWA hosts Receptions and Connects around the globe allowing women in the aviation and aerospace industry to come together and network.  

Join IAWA at an upcoming event and CONNECT today!

IAWA Marketing Brochure

Available as a marketing tool for use at IAWA Receptions and Connects is this useful IAWA brochure. Its eight quad-fold pages highlight the international nature of the organization and describe it's mission and 


The brochure measures 8.5” x 14” (210 mm x 394 mm) open, 8.5” x 3.5” (210 mm x 97.5 mm) folded and was generously designed and provided by Airbus.Read more ...


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