Aviation for Women

JAN-FEB 2018

Aviation for Women is the flagship member publication of Women in Aviation International. Articles feature women who have made aviation history, professional development ideas, and current-topic articles.

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18 AviationforWomen J A N U A R Y / F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 8 Minute Mentoring ® Thursday, March 22 • 9-10:30 a.m. (Pre-registration is required) Students and young professionals are hungry for advice from experienced women who want to offer guidance and suggestions by sharing their experiences. Minute Mentoring brings the two groups together in an efficient and effective program. This fast-paced session, similar to speed dating, matches professional leaders who want to share their life experiences with future female rising stars. Invest in a Student Each year there are college students who need financial help to attend the conference. Please consider sponsor- ing a student for $200 when registering for conference. Call 937-839-4647 or email Sue Coon at scoon@wai.org to provide a memorable conference experience to a deserving student. Donate to the Silent Auction Every year, WAI collects company and individual do- nations for the annual silent auction—one of the prin- cipal fundraisers for the WAI Endowment Fund. Your contributions help to provide scholarships and a num- ber of education projects to young women who wish to pursue aviation careers. Email silentauction@wai.org for more details. All donations are tax-deductible. Women in Aviation International is the fastest- growing aviation organization today—are you a member? Visit www.WAI.org/membership today to sign up, find a local chapter, and begin receiving Aviation for Women and the WAI Connect e-newsletter. Plus, you'll get exclusive member discounts (including on your conference registration!) and be eligible for WAI's incredible scholarship offerings. Whether you're looking for scholarships or deeper networking and mentoring connections, you'll find it as a member of WAI. Join today! MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE: • Discount on annual International Women in Aviation Conference registration • Scholarship opportunities • Aviation for Women bimonthly magazine • Networking for career and personal development • International local chapter network • Mentor or be mentored • Discounts on products and services Let's Connect! Hiring Briefings WAI will no longer host the Fast Pass program; howev- er, aviation companies will hold hiring briefings dur- ing the conference in a large group setting. The group briefings are not interviews. Hiring briefings allow companies to outline basic application procedures and discuss current available positions and requirements, as well as answer ques- tions from attendees. Briefings will last 30-45 minutes, require a conference badge, and are open seating. The following companies have confirmed 2018 par- ticipation. Check the website for additional participants. In January 2018 a briefing schedule will be posted on the WAI website at www.WAI.org/18conference. Each company will have the opportunity to schedule one briefing each day of the conference. Alaska Airlines American Airlines Atlas Air Aurora Flight Sciences Delta Air Lines Conference Attire Business or business casual attire is appropriate for all of the events at the WAI conference. The tours are casual. The celebration dinner is business or casual dress. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Photos taken by WAI representatives may feature confer- ence or activity participants. Through participation in WAI activities, all participants grant permission for their photos to appear in any publication or display of the organization. NEW for 2018! FedEx Jeppesen JetBlue Southwest Airlines United Airlines UPS WAI Members Save $50 on Conference Registration! # I am WAI Bid on a flight with aviaƟon pioneer Julie Clark, part of the 2018 Silent AucƟon!

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