Aviation for Women

JUL-AUG 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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6 AviationforWomen J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 T H E L A T E S T W A I N E W S Travelpro® offers 15 percent discount to WAI members A new membership ben- efit, Travelpro® is proud to support WAI and is offer- ing an exclusive 15 percent discount on all Travelpro® products. The company has a wide range of Travelpro® Rollaboards®, spinners, gar- ment bags, suitcases, ex- ecuƟve briefcases, rolling travel duffel bags, totes, and backpacks and is the choice of more than 90 airlines and frequent travelers worldwide. Visit Travelpro.com and use the coupon code WAI2018 at checkout to receive the WAI member discount. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER MILLER SUN 'n FUN 2018 It was a busy and productive SUN 'n FUN Interna- tional Fly-In & Expo for WAI this year. The annu- al event in Lakeland, Florida, included booth vis- its from our members and volunteers who helped to both renew and engage new members. During the week, WAI hosted the daily SUN 'n FUN radio show featuring a variety of guests and talked to media outlets about our scholarship program, annual confer- ence, and Girls in Aviation Day 2018. The traditional WAI Connect Lunch, sponsored by Mooney and Piedmont Airlines, drew a large crowd that was entertained by a lively panel discussion with female aviation pioneers. ✈ Be Part of WomenVenture at #OSH18! WAI members aƩending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this summer, July 23-29, can take advantage of all the WomenVenture events throughout the week. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, will kick off with the WAI Connect Breakfast at 8 a.m., sponsored by Avemco and MzeroA.com. Join WAI members and friends for inspiring speakers, networking, and a silent aucƟon to help fund the WAI scholarship program. Please note this year, we will be at a new locaƟon, the Paul H. Poberezny Center (PHP Tent) located just outside the admission gate. Advance Ɵckets can be purchased online unƟl July 22 for $17 each; aŌer July 22 Ɵckets may be purchased at the WAI booth for $20 each. Following the WAI Connect Breakfast, plan to aƩend the an- nual WomenVenture group photo on Boeing Plaza at 11 a.m. We hope to see you there! ✈ WAI Connect Breakfast speakers Lt. Col. (reƟred) Olga E. Custodio (top) and Dianne White, execuƟve director, Malibu/M-Class Owners & Pilots AssociaƟon Ashley Schappert Martha and John King Panel included Talia Rofman, Cathy Ahles, Julie Clark, and Cathy MarƟn

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