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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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Program Series

Program Series

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

12-09-2021 12:00 PM EST : WIA's Publishing Webinar for Aspiring Authors

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The Impact of Attitude on Work and Life

Featured Speaker: Susan Levin

Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:00pm – 2:30pm EDT

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Chair’s Corner


Rebecca Keiser, Chair
Office of International Science and Engineering

This has been a year unlike any other for all of us. As 2020 comes to a close, I wanted to take a moment to reflect and highlight the accomplishments and opportunities that WIA offered over the last 12 months. When faced with the difficulties this year has brought us, we have demonstrated our tenacity and creativity as we continued with robust WIA programming. However, we also realize the past year has been stressful and challenging. I hope that our events have provided support, connectivity, and interesting content to help during this difficult time.

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Latest News


Podcast: What Can Companies and Individuals do to Encourage Race and Gender Equity

Listen to a brief continuation of our discussion started during WIA's Race and Gender Equity Program on June 3rd, with speaker Bird Guess, as well as WIA's Chair, Dr. Rebecca Keiser and Aviation Week's Lee Ann Shay

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