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
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.
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.
Shelli Brunswick speaks with Gulf News about efforts to send humans to Mars.
Read the full article: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/stem-industries-not-a-male-only-domain
Article provided by Marcia Smith and SPACEPOLICYONLINE.COM