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September 2014 News and Views Published

The September 2014 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.

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President's Message - September 2014

As we end the third quarter of a busy year, I want to take a moment to reflect on the third prong of the Connect, Inspire & Lead theme. Since its inception, IAWA has been leading the way for our sisters in the industry, and this year has been no exception.

We have awarded another scholarship to a deserving McGill student who is just embarking on her career.   At the ABA Law & Space Forum in Montreal, four past IAWA scholarship winners, Jimena Blumenkron, Loan Vo, Isavella Maria Vasilogeorgi, and Nicole Gonzales, presented the scholarship to Andrea DiPaolo. It was a proud moment for the IAWA members present to see a young woman honored for her potential to become a leader in this industry.  ​  Read more ...

IAWA Select 2014 Aviation Industry Woman of Excellence Award Recipient: Renee Martin‐Nagle. 

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Guests are invited to attend the 26th Annual Conference evening celebration on Wednesday, October 15th, where we will recognize Renee Martin-Nagle with the IAWA Woman of Excellence Award. The event is $250 per person or you may purchase a table for $2,500. All contributions will be make to the IAWA Scholarship Program in Renee's name. Contact Jennifer Miller for more details (jennifer@iawa.org).  NOTE: The Wednesday Dinner is included for full conference registrants.


Check out the moderators of the IAWA 26th Annual Conference!  Click here to view the program with the full list of distinguished speakers.

Emergency Response – Family Assistance. Have we evolved? Are we prepared?
Moderator: Ellyn Slow, President, Ellyn Slow Consulting LLC.

 

Aircraft Maintenance & Service Solutions: Perspectives from Key Stakeholders
Moderator: Laurence Vigeant-Langlois, Director, Strategy & Regional Marketing, GE Aviation
 

Has Asia become the world's new aviation center?
Moderator: Mylene Scholnick, Managing Director, Lenoma LLC

 

Doing It All- The Great Airport Balancing Act
Moderator: Deborah C. McElroy, Executive Vice President, Airports Council International-North America

Leadership Development
Moderator: Jane Basson, SVP Leadership Development & Culture Change, Airbus Group

 

Legal Prospective from the Aviation Industry: Making Strides for Diversity, Advancement, and Achievement in the Legal Field
Moderator: Katherine Staton, Partner, Jackson Walker L.L.P.

New!  Membership Challenge Program


IAWA is excited to launch its new Membership Challenge program! Existing members in good standing, are encouraged to invite non-members to apply for membership. IAWA's Membership Challenge is extended to incent referrals by granting a $25 credit for each qualified referral. To qualify under the Membership Challenge, the new candidate must specifically identify the referring member in their application. Once membership is approved by the Membership Committee and the new member's dues are paid in full, the referring member will receive notice of the $25 credit. The credit will be applied to the following year's membership dues. The maximum yearly referral is 8 per existing member. Active members of the Board are excluded from the credit.
 
If you have questions about the program, please contact IAWA Executive Director Jennifer Miller at jennifer@iawa.org.

CONNECT with IAWA

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!

NEW!  IAWA Internship Program

IAWA is very excited to announce the launch of its new Internship Program.  The IAWA Internship Program will provide intermediary support between IAWA member companies offering internship opportunities and potential student or professional applicants in IAWA's network. IAWA reviews the requirements of both parties involved and works towards developing a match that will lead to a summer internship or Fellowship opportunity at companies that are looking for IAWA's network of scholarship recipients and women's development network.  IAWA is currently working with ICAO and Textron through the internship program.  Click here to learn more.

26th Anniversary Conference -

October 15-17, 2014 • The Fairmont Olympic Hotel • Seattle, Washington

IAWA's New Logo Unveiling

For its 25th Anniversary, IAWA commissioned Mary Prettyman, VP Marketing for IAWA, and Head of Strategic Marketing for Airbus North America, to modernize and change IAWA's logo.  Mary put together a committee composed of Julie Ellis, Ellyn Slow, Mylene Scholnick, Susan Walsh, Diana Gurfel, Katie Callahan and Abby Bried that worked hard through several months and three rounds of intense revisions to successfully produce a new logo keeping in line with the three key components of the brief "Aviation - Women - Global".  The logo was unveiled for the first time during IAWA's 25th Annual Conference and all attendees received a notepad with the new logo.  It was the best gift IAWA could have chosen to celebrate its quarter century anniversary and to enter into its next phase!  For those who missed our conference, we have reproduced Mary's speech, that could not summarize better IAWA's goals.  Click here to view Mary’s speech.

We hope you will embark with us on our next journey.

The IAWA Board of Directors

 

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 activities.

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.

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