Aviation for Women

MAY-JUN 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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4 AviationforWomen M A Y / J U N E 2 0 1 8 S T R I K E A P O S E ! WAI members aƩending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh can take ad- vantage of all the WomenVenture events throughout the week, July 23-29, 2018. WAI will host the 23rd Annual WAI Connect Breakfast, sponsored by Avemco and MzeroA.com, on Wednes- day, July 25, at 8 a.m in a new locaƟon, the PHP Center Tent be- hind the Red Barn. The annual WomenVenture group photo will take place on Boeing Plaza at 11 a.m. Stop by the WAI booth 2041 to get your free WomenVenture T-shirt, and visit www.EAA.org/ WomenVenture for more details. T H E L A T E S T W A I N E W S Cheers to 30 Years! Join us to celebrate our 30th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference next year when we gather in Long Beach, California, March 14-16, for three days of inspiration, networking, education sessions, professional development seminars, and unique industry tours. Details will be added to www.WAI.org/19conference. Get ready for the fourth annual international Girls in Aviation Day October 13, 2018 W e are excited to plan another successful worldwide event when WAI members, chapters, and corporate partners get the opportunity to introduce girls, ages 8-17, to all the career possibilities in aviation and aerospace. Your hard work and dedi- cation will help us reach an estimated 15,000 girls on October 13, 2018. WAI chapters, we need your input! • Contact WAI Outreach Director Molly Martin at mmartin@wai.org and let her know of your planned activity so that it can be added to event information at www.WAI.org/ giad. Include your #GIAD18 contact person's information, and a brief description of your event, as well as any website link, Facebook page, or e-vite pages for your event. • International chapters—your order for GIAD materials are due July 25, 2018 • U.S. chapters—your order for GIAD materials are due September 13, 2018 BONNIE KRAT Z Congrats Chapter Volunteer Dawne BarreƩ Honoring her incredible leadership, the WAI selecƟon commiƩee award- ed Dawne BarreƩ, WAI 53791, for the 2018 Dorothy Hilbert Chapter Volunteer of the Year Award. As an integral part of the The Stars of the North, WAI Minnesota Chap- ter, Dawne has helped grow the last two Girls in AviaƟon Day events to over 1,600 aƩendees in 2017.

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