Women in Aviation International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests.
Our 7,000 plus membership includes astronauts, corporate pilots, maintenance technicians, air traffic controllers, business owners, educators, journalists, flight attendants, high school and university students, air show performers, airport managers and others.
We provide year-round resources to assist women in aviation and to encourage young women to consider aviation as a career. WAI also offers educational outreach programs to educators, aviation industry members and young people nationally and internationally.
In addition, WAI promotes public understanding of the accomplishments and contributions of women in aviation. This includes historic notables such as Amelia Earhart, Bessie Coleman, Eileen Collins, Jeana Yeager, Rosella Bjornson, Marise Carmichael and many others.
Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women (and men) who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries. For more information about WAI, contact us at 3647 State Route 503 South, West Alexandria, OH 45381, Phone (937) 839-4647; Fax (937) 839-4645
Canadian Women in Aviation represents the Canadian members of Women in Aviation International. The focus of CWIA is to encourage more women to become involved in the aviation industry. There are over 7000 members worldwide working as pilots, maintenance engineers, air traffic controllers, flight attendants, in airport operations, airline management and in the military. We offer networking, career support and information on scholarships. We also encourage young women to pursue aviation through career days and girl guide badges. At our meetings we have guest speakers, conduct aviation related tours, or do social activities. Everyone is welcome.
There are several Canadian Chapters of WAI: