Aviation for Women

MAR-APR 2016

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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36 Aviation forWomen 2 7 T H A N N U A L I N T E R N A T I O N A L W O M E N I N A V I A T I O N C O N F E R E N C E S A T U R D A Y E D U C A T I O N S E S S I O N S Saturday sessions sponsored by American Airlines, American Airlines Federal Credit Union, and Envoy Air Inc. 3:00–4:00 p.m. RYMAN BALLROOM A Therapy Dogs at Airports Debbie Harvey What could be more fun than combining the two things you love most: your dog and aviaton? Learn how to become a therapy dog team and how to organize a ther- apy dog program at your airport. Whether you're a dog/ aviaton enthusiast with a desire to volunteer or an airport executve considering this unique customer service, this session will answer all your questons. TENNESSEE A Women in Naval Aviaton Panel Capt. Tamara Graham Navy pilots and naval fight ofcers (NFOs) are important components in an exclusive, world-class group of ofcers. We will provide frsthand experience about career op- portunites as a Navy pilot or NFO and encourage young women to consider naval aviaton as a career. TENNESSEE B Dorothy Scot: The Lost WASP Sarah Byrn Rickman Dorothy Scot, one of Nancy Love's Original WAFS—the frst WASP squadron—died in December 1943 while in training to fy pursuit aircraf. She is one of the 38 WASP to lose her life in World War II. Today, the living WASP lovingly celebrate their 38 departed sisters. But Dorothy's real story was lost for 70 years. Finding her wartme leters home changed everything. TENNESSEE D Data Hoarding and You Erin Goycochea Examine the relatonship between data hoarding and a digital footprint. Discover the efect that a large digital footprint has on our business, professional, and personal lives, and examine the factors that contribute to expand- ing digital footprints, the costs that are incurred, and ways to reduce your digital footprints—all of them. This year we will focus on a methodology for cleaning up our digi- tal landfll. LINCOLN A Wings for Val Allison Cappelaere Righter Valerie Cappelaere Delaney achieved her dream of earn- ing her Wings of Gold in February 2012, but then lost her life at the age of 26 when the Navy Prowler jet she was pilotng crashed during a training mission in Washington on March 11, 2013. At her funeral, fellow female military aviators from all over the world presented their coveted aviator wings to honor Val's sacrifce and to celebrate the ferce bond of their sisterhood. The Wings for Val are on display at the Women's Memorial at Arlington Natonal Cemetery, and Valerie's family started a nonproft founda- ton to carry on Val's legacy by inspiring the next genera- ton of female leaders. LINCOLN E The ABCs of FAA Enforcement Actons Edward J. Page Learn how an FAA enforcement acton gets started—with an incident or problem the pilot has had—and how to deal with the FAA, whether to talk to the FAA, what to avoid saying, responding to the FAA's 10-day leter, tmely fling a NASA report, and several tps to the pilot for avoiding FAA enforcement actons and minimizing the penalty the FAA might seek to impose. JACKSON B Aviaton Safety Reportng Programs— Legally and Practcally Speaking Kathy Yodice, Linda J. Connell We will review NASA's Aviaton Safety Reportng Service and the FAA's Aviaton Safety Reportng Program. Learn what brought about the program, where the data goes and how it is used, and how it has helped and how it can help the reporter in an FAA enforcement acton. JACKSON F Demystfying the Interview Process Angie Marshall An overview of the interview process for pilots including preparing résumés and applicatons, background checks, job fair prep, interview prep, and military transiton advising. SATURDAY 1:45–2:45 p.m. RYMAN BALLROOM A Human Factors TENNESSEE A Women Military Aviators TENNESSEE B FAA Drug and Alcohol TENNESSEE D Lead With Enthusiasm LINCOLN A Maximizing Pensions LINCOLN E Great Britain to Australia JACKSON B Air Force Applicaton JACKSON F Stalls, Spins, and Safety 3:00–4:00 p.m. RYMAN BALLROOM A Therapy Dogs TENNESSEE A Women in Naval Aviaton TENNESSEE B The Lost WASP TENNESSEE D Data Hoarding LINCOLN A Wings for Val LINCOLN E FAA Enforcement Actons JACKSON B Aviaton Safety Reportng JACKSON F Interview Process 4:15–5:15 p.m. RYMAN BALLROOM A German Flying Girl TENNESSEE A Success on Your Terms TENNESSEE B Combat Drones TENNESSEE D Thunderstorm Hazards LINCOLN E Unusual Approaches JACKSON B Engine Failures and Fires JACKSON F Aerospace Engineering

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