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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

09-25-2019 09:00 AM EDT : WIA Stories: The Journeys of Incredible Women in Aerospace

11-05-2019 09:00 AM EDT : WIA's Breakfast Club: Current and Future Issues in Aerospace and Defense

11-07-2019 1:00 PM EST : Developing the Ability to Influence Others

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Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner

Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:00 pm ET

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Chair’s Corner


Rebecca Keiser, Chair
Office of International Science and Engineering

I would like to begin by stating what an honor it is to have been selected to serve as Chair of Women in Aerospace for the next two years. Thank you for allowing me the privilege of serving you in this capacity – it is a role that I do not take lightly.

Over the past ten years, I’ve had the pleasure of holding an array of leadership positions with WIA. Each of these positions has allowed me the opportunity to learn about the mission of the organization and to spend time getting to know each of you as members. With the assistance of a talented and hard-working Board of Directors, I am eagerly looking forward to what the next two years holds for this special organization. As Chair, I will be working with the Board to develop a plan to expand the information and services that WIA provides its members and to further increase WIA’s role in the aerospace community. I look forward to providing you more information about this plan in the near future.

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