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Women in Aerospace (WIA) is dedicated to increasing the leadership capabilities and visibility of women in the aerospace community. We acknowledge and promote innovative individuals who strive to advance the aerospace industry as a whole. Our membership, comprised of both women and men, share a passion for a broad spectrum of aerospace issues. These include human space flight, aviation, remote sensing, satellite communications, robotic space exploration, and the policy issues surrounding these fields, among others.

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Since 1985, WIA continues to be met with overwhelming success. With over 2000 members and over 80 corporate, non-profit, and academic partners, WIA has grown into the vibrant, trendsetting organization it is today.

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Each year WIA brings together key leaders an innovators in the aerospace industry for impactful and engaging sessions relevant to the future of the industry.

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Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony

At the Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner, WIA honors distinguished individuals for their dedication, passion, and significant impact in the aerospace industry.

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Upcoming Events

02-25-2016 10:30 AM : Senior Leaders 2016 Budget Discussion

03-30-2016 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: Effective Networking

05-04-2016 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: Managing and Coaching your Team

09-07-2016 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: Dealing with Conflict

11-02-2016 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: Communication Skills & Providing Positive Feedback

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Senior Leaders 2016 Budget Discussion

Thursday, February 25 • Ritz Carlton • Pentagon City VA

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Chair’s Corner


Shelli Brunswick, Chair
Space Foundation

Happy New Year! It is a great honor to serve as Chair of Women in Aerospace for 2016, and I am looking forward to the year ahead! As WIA continues to build on the incredible success of 2015, we are very excited about the many programs we are planning to enhance your leadership and visibility in the aerospace community. With the help of an extremely committed and dedicated Board of Directors, WIA is finalizing a wide array of opportunities for academic, government, and industry members to achieve maximum success in their careers.

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Women in Aerospace Announces 2016 Election Results

Women in Aerospace (WIA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Election results for WIA Leadership.



Women in Aerospace had record breaking attendance at their Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday night as industry and government leaders, volunteers and the media gathered to honor WIA's Awardees and to celebrate WIA's 30th year Anniversary.


Women in Aerospace Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, industry and government leaders, volunteers and the media will gather to honor Women in Aerospace's 30th year Anniversary at their Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner.

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