@WomenOfAviation
INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS  ●  GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY  ●  MEASURABLE IMPACT
  |    |    |  

Women Of Aviation Week 2020 Attracts Record Numbers of Women and Girls

76,000 girls of all ages attended 316 aviation outreach events organized to celebrate the 10th annual Women Of Aviation Week, March 2-8, 2020 Launched 10 years ago to celebrate the March 8 anniversary of the world’s first female pilot licence obtained by Raymonde de Laroche in 1910, Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW) is now widely celebrated across the globe. During the Week’s 10th edition, March 2-8, 2020, 76,000 women and girls attended 316 aviation …

Read moreWomen Of Aviation Week 2020 Attracts Record Numbers of Women and Girls

Petition: Help eliminate gender-exclusive words that keep women out of aviation

Gender-exclusive words signal group-based ostracism and act as entry barriers In 2020, female pilots look up Notices to Airmen before each flight, validate their Medical Certificate by signing in the Airman Signature field, and refer to Airman Certification Standards to prepare for pilot tests. The FAA’s website contains more than 40,000 references to Airman or Airmen; ICAO’s website lists close to 2,000 airmen references. It does not stop with these administrative organizations. Industry stakeholders and …

Read morePetition: Help eliminate gender-exclusive words that keep women out of aviation

5 cool Women Of Aviation Week event ideas that do not cost anything but time

Some Women Of Aviation Week event organizers dedicate more than 600 volunteer hours to organize large and intricate community events with thousands of women and girls in attendance. Their events may combine thousands of Fly It Forward® flights, experiential activities, industry booths, static aircraft displays, and interactions with notable female role models. These types of event do not only require extensive time investment and a resource-generous geographic location, they also require funds. They represent only …

Read more5 cool Women Of Aviation Week event ideas that do not cost anything but time

It pays to WOAW

To Fly It Forward® each year during WOAW yields its own rewards. Knowing that each WOAW action is transforming lives and bringing us closer to a gender-balanced air and space industry is priceless. But since the inception of Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week 10 years ago, iWOAW and its allies have worked tirelessly to reward each reported good deed – during WOAW (March 2-8 in 2020) and throughout the rest of the year. WOAW Points …

Read moreIt pays to WOAW

Lindsay Kitson, from First-to-Solo Challenge winner to commercial pilot

“If you asked me if I thought women could be pilots, I would have said yeah, for sure. But it never occurred to me that it could be me.” Lindsay Kitson, First-to-Solo Challenge winner in 2013 Lindsay Kitson, a talented young writer afflicted by Asperger syndrome, was fascinated by flight but she never thought about becoming a pilot. In 2013, she attended a WOAW event in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, and took iWOAW’s First-to-Solo Challenge. 38 …

Read moreLindsay Kitson, from First-to-Solo Challenge winner to commercial pilot

Item added to cart.
0 items - $0.00