During Heli-Expo 2017 in Dallas, TX, Safran was honored to host IAWA on March 8th which was also International Women’s Day.  

Bettina Frey, VP Communications for Safran Helicopter Engines spoke about the importance of diversity and women in aviation as well as mentoring young women so they know there is a great support network available to them. She gave examples of what she is doing personally and how Safran is promoting mentorship programs. The event was very well attended by women in top leadership positions within the helicopter industry, including Bell Helicopter, The Cirlot Agency, Genesys Aerosystems and Safran. Many women stopped by to learn more about IAWA and future membership.

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IAWA is a non-profit association providing a worldwide network dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the aviation and aerospace industries at all levels across the globe. IAWA sponsors informative meetings, hosts receptions and connects, publishes newsletters, and keeps its members updated on the latest industry developments.


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