Aviation for Women

MAR-APR 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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28 The 29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference M A R C H 2 2 - 2 4 , 2 0 1 8 Seminars • Workshops Professional Development Seminars Convention Room C4 Sponsored by XOJET FoundaƟons of Accomplishment Presented by Tracy CoƩon, Amy Noland, Julie Spencer of The Boeing Company Thursday, March 22 • 8:30-10:30 a.m. • Cost: $30 This workshop focuses on discovering the true foundaƟons of accomplish- ment and concentrates on predicƟve elements of an individual's success. It shows why connecƟons are so impor- tant and provides creaƟve ways and tools on how to build solid relaƟon- ships. You will learn how to strategi- cally culƟvate meaningful connecƟons to accomplish more. The workshop includes fun, hands-on acƟviƟes, group discussions, informaƟve videos, quizzes, and storytelling. Leading With a Coach Approach Presented by Vanessa Blacknall-Jamison, MarƟ Hall, Kris Palcho, Angelique Talbot Thursday, March 22 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. • Cost: $30 Whether you're a CFI, floor supervi- sor, or company CEO, your journey in leadership can reach new heights by leading with a coach approach. Suc- cessful managers and leaders today are developing their coach skills in order to support and enhance em- ployee performance and develop- ment, increase decision-making skills, and build leadership bench strength within the organizaƟon. Leading with a coach approach promotes employee creaƟvity, breakthrough performance, and resilience, which gives organizaƟons a real compeƟ- Ɵve edge. In these Ɵmes of conƟnu- ous change, coaching has never been more necessary. This hands-on workshop will provide an introducƟon to leading with a coach approach. We'll explore the neuroscience behind basic coach- ing concepts, share fundamental tools used in leading with a coach approach, and pracƟce key skills to build your coaching competency and foster a more posiƟve aƫtude in the workplace. Aerospace Educators Workshop Convention Room D3 Sponsored by Aurora Flight Sciences Presented by FAA AVSED Team Thursday, March 22 • 9 a.m.-noon With a predicted shortage of skilled employees for the growing number of aerospace jobs it is important that we develop programs that inspire students to pursue avia- Ɵon careers. Join us in this interacƟve workshop where we will share with aƩendees simple, hands-on acƟvi- Ɵes that can be brought into the classroom to teach aviaƟon STEM skills. You will also hear from VIP guest speakers in the aerospace community. Tap Into the Drone Market Convention Room C4 Sponsored by MZeroA.com Friday, March 23 • 7-8:30 p.m. (open to the public) Are you a cerƟfied remote drone pilot looking to network with other female drone pilots? Are you considering entering the fast-growing industry of unmanned aviaƟon? This session, led by industry ex- perts, is designed to answer your quesƟons and discuss safe and responsible operaƟons, raƟng requirements, best business pracƟces, and how to recruit and train top talent in this exploding segment of the industry. Moderator: Sharon Rossmark, Women and Drones Founder; Panelists: David MacDonald, Flamingo Air President; Ashley Schappert, MzeroA.com & Remote - Pilot101; Jillian Switzer, AirMap Director of MarkeƟng MARCH 22-24 2018 Reno WAI 2018 Résumé WriƟng and Interview Prep, From an AviaƟon Recruiter Presented by Jennifer PoƩs Thursday, March 22 • 2:30-4:30 p.m. • Cost: $30 Acing an interview for your dream job at your ideal company is a lot of pressure. What do you wear, what do you say, how do you act? But first, you must land the interview with a compelling résumé. Let an aviaƟon recruiter, with industry knowledge, help you succeed! During this presentaƟon, aƩendees will be provided ex- amples of professional résumés, including formaƫng, verbiage, and do's and don'ts. We'll have a transparent, interacƟve discussion on how to dress, act, and present oneself during an interview, plus Ɵps on social media eƟ- queƩe. Even if you aren't acƟvely searching, join us! NEW for 2018! NEW for 2018! Aerospace Engineering Meet & Greet T H U R S D A Y , M A R C H 2 2 5-6 p.m. To elevate a core requirement crucial to a strong future for aero- space, Aurora Flight Sciences, an autonomy and roboƟcs engineering leader, and The Boeing Company are hosƟng an informal gathering of aerospace engineering enthusiasts, students, and working engineers in all areas of aviaƟon to network with like-minded individuals, share ideas and experiences, and meet with hiring reps. Open to all conference parƟcipants.

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