Women in Aerospace
provides programs, professional development, conferences, networking opportunities and annual awards for the aerospace community.
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.Learn More Now
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.Plan to Attend
At the Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner, WIA honors distinguished individuals for their dedication, passion, and significant impact in the aerospace industry.Attend the Banquet
02-22-2017 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: "Habits of Successful People"
03-29-2017 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: "Creating Your Brand"
04-25-2017 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: "Networking"
06-01-2017 1:30 PM : Aerospace 2017 Conference Series Entrepreneurship: Revolutionizing National Security Operations
06-07-2017 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: "Communicating Across Generations"
Aerospace 2017 Conference Series
Entrepreneurship: Revolutionizing National Security Operations
Thursday, June 1, 2017 1:30 - 5:30 pm
Residence Inn Marriott Arlington Pentagon City
550 Army Navy Drive
Shelli Brunswick, Chair
On October 13, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, Women in Aerospace held its 31st Annual Awards Dinner & Ceremony in what was deemed another successful evening. Between the excitement from our honorees, presenters and winners, the meaningful tributes and great company, the event was a very memorable night. The Awards Ceremony is WIA’s premier event of the year, honoring women whose outstanding contributions to the aerospace community are legendary.
The women who were honored last month are highlighted below in some of the many moments that were captured throughout the evening.
Eugene Andrew "Gene" Cernan, an American astronaut, naval aviator, electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer, and fighter pilot passed away at the age of 82. He was the last human to walk on the Moon, in 1972.
The late Harriett Jenkins is remembered for her outstanding career and all she had done to make strides for equality in our workforce. Read the full article here: http://nasawatch.com/archives/2016/12/harriett-jenkin.html
John Glenn, American hero of the Space Age, and former U.S. Senator, dies at 95.
Navy Lt. Amanda Lippert was one of six women honored at the Women in Aerospace Awards Ceremony Oct. 13.
Dr. Holly Gilbert and Dr. Colleen Hartman were honored for their professional achievements at last month's WIA Awards Dinner & Ceremony.