Over 30 IAWA members and friends attended the Santiago Connect held on June 20th at the offices of Carey y Cia. The breakfast Connect featured remarks by David Dueñas, Head of the Chile Legal Department of Civil Aviation, about Liberalization of the Civil Aviation Industry in Chile. In addition to the support of Carey y Cia, individuals from LATAM Airlines, Jetsmart, Sky Airlines, and Air Canada assisted with planning the event.
On June 21, 2017, over 60 IAWA members and friends gathered for a reception at the Paris Air Show. IAWA thanks Airbus for again hosting an IAWA reception at Le Bourget. Special thanks to IAWA Board member Katherine Bennett, Jennifer Ouarrag and everyone at Airbus for their work to make the 2017 reception a huge success. Airbus is a long-time supporter of IAWA and a partner in IAWAs mission to advance women in aviation and aerospace.
On Tuesday, June 27th, IAWA members were invited to attend the Welcome Reception during the Transatlantic Aviation Issues Executive Forum in Brussels, Belgium. The event hosts (the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), the International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE), and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)) invited local IAWA members to join their members at this prestigious event. Special thanks to AAAE SVP Melissa Sabatine for her great work on this reception!
ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu (right), and Airports Council International (ACI) Director General Angela Gittens (left) formalized a new agreement today supporting their agencies’ future cooperation on airport training. Continue reading “ICAO and ACI to collaborate on new airport training”
IAWA, in partnership with IATA Americas, hosted a luncheon during the IATA Wings of Change Conference that was held in Miami, May 2-3, 2017. Alina Nassar, President-Elect was also invited to participate in the panel: “Preparing the Next Generation of Aviation Leaders”, where she discussed the role women play in the aviation and aerospace industries and areas of opportunity to motivate and develop women in technical and operational fields. Continue reading “IAWA Miami Connect at IATA Wings of Change”
Board Members Dagmar Drucker and Katherine Bennett joined Executive Director Jennifer Miller and IAWA friends at the Berlin Connect on 23 May. Excitement was high as the group discussed plans for the 29th Annual Conference. Thank you to Air Berlin for hosting! Click here to view more photos.
ICAO hosted, once again, a successful IAWA Montreal Connect sponsored by ICAO, ACI and IATA, on 17 May in ICAO Headquarters, Montreal, Canada, in the margins of the ICAO/ACI Wildlife Strike Hazard Reduction Symposium.
This event connected 96 professional women and some male colleagues supporters of gender equality in aviation from ICAO (33), ACI World (11), IATA (34) and IAWA Members (12), among others. Continue reading “IAWA Montréal Connect at ICAO”
In this issue: President’s Message; Heather Penney Recipient of the 2017 Annual Outstanding Aviator Award; ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ by IAWA Member Carolina Ortiz Espinoza; Scholarship Winners; Past Events; Upcoming Events; Sponsorship; MC Ernst Promoted to Vice President at United States Aviation Underwriters; René Banglesdorf Named 2017 Enterprising Woman of the Year; Past President, Julie Ellis, Honored by Memphis Business Journal; Carolina Ortiz Espinoza Considered as 1 of 5 Women in Ecuador of Women in Power; New Members
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