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
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"
09-06-2017 1:00 PM : Professional Development Webinar Series: "Developing Effective Coaching Skills"
09-22-2017 08:30 AM : Aerospace 2017 Conference Series - What Space Launch Enables: Markets Shaping The Launch Business
10-19-2017 6:00 PM : 32nd Awards Ceremony & Banquet
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
Happy New Year! Women in Aerospace is already off to a running start this year, and we hope you are also. We have a lot to catch up on, so I’ll jump right into what’s been keeping us busy the past couple of months!
Last month, we welcomed six of our esteemed colleagues to the Women in Aerospace board of directors. Please join me in greeting our new directors to their 2017-2019 term, we are very grateful for their time and hard work!
December was a very exciting month for Women in Aerospace, not only for our organization but for our entire industry.
WIA Japan and WIA Mexico officially established
Dr. Lisa Hardaway, WIA's 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award Winner, has passed away at the age of 50. Read the full article here: http://www.dailycamera.com/science_environment/ci_30753828/lisa-hardaway-pioneering-ball-aerospace-engineer-dies-at
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.