Airbus hosts IAWA Connect at the Singapore Air Show on February 7

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Airbus hosts IAWA Connect at the Singapore Airshow

Airbus hosted the latest gathering of the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) Connect initiative at the Singapore Airshow last week. The event was held at the Airbus chalet at the show site and attracted more than 50 guests from the local and international aerospace sector. IAWA Board Member Mylène Scholnick was present at the event, which was also attended by Airbus CEO Tom Enders. Continue reading “Airbus hosts IAWA Connect at the Singapore Air Show on February 7”

IAWA 2018 Embry-Riddle Scholarship Awarded to Mengyuan Lu

My name is Mengyuan Lu, graduated from Civil Aviation University of China, coming to Embry-Riddle for further study. I joined MBA program in aviation last fall to fulfill my great passion in aviation field. Four years of undergraduate study made me develop a deep affection and great interests in aviation field. It is clear to me that aviation is the only industry I love and the only field I’d like to contribute all my effort to. Because of the passion I applied private pilot license and I’m planning to apply a Ph.D. in aviation. I hope I can do more research at school and make contributions to the industry in the future.

IAWA Announces Inaugural General Aviation Women’s Leadership Forum

Registration Now Open for January 25, Boca Raton, FL Event

BOCA RATON, FLORIDA – January 5, 2018 – The International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) has opened registration for its inaugural general aviation leadership forum, which will be hosted in the Privaira Aviation hangar at the Boca Raton Airport on January 25, 2018.

The event will focus on the opportunities for growth in the industry, with an emphasis on attracting, retaining and promoting women in aviation. From thought leaders in behavioral intelligence, innovation and regulatory affairs to pioneers in flight and humanitarian use of private aviation, the forum’s focus will be on taking general aviation to the next level—and using women to help. Continue reading “IAWA Announces Inaugural General Aviation Women’s Leadership Forum”

Enhancing How We Bring People Together

Lisa Piccione, President International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA)

On 8 November 2017 you are going to kick off IAWA’s 29th Annual Conference. What convinced you to meet in Berlin this year?

IAWA is a global organization, and each year we hold the Annual Conference in a different region. Over the past few years, the IAWA Annual Conference has been held in Montreal, Dubai, Seattle and Panama City. IAWA is delighted to be back in Europe this year.

Aviation and aerospace are growing in Germany, and we look forward to bringing leaders from around the world to Berlin. Continue reading “Enhancing How We Bring People Together”

Learn about Bobbi Wells, IAWA VP Inspire & Lead

As Vice President of Safety & Airworthiness, Ms. Wells is responsible for the Air Safety, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Airworthiness Records programs at FedEx Express. Her departments ensure the safety, airworthiness and regulatory compliance of the FedEx Express fleet and air operation worldwide. This includes efficacy in critical processes, such as safety management, safety analytics and air carrier manuals and records systems.

Continue reading “Learn about Bobbi Wells, IAWA VP Inspire & Lead”

IAWA Las Vegas Connect at NBAA

At NBAA-BACE 2017 in Las Vegas, about 45 women gathered to meet and network with other high-profile women in the business aviation community. In Dassault Falcon Jet’s VIP lounge, Don Pointer of gave a few opening remarks welcoming the ladies and underscoring Falcon’s dedication to seeing more women entering and being promoted within the industry. Continue reading “IAWA Las Vegas Connect at NBAA”


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