Women in Aerospace Canada

Past Events - Click an Event to see Photos from the Event.

Gastops Lunch & Tour – August 15, 2019 – Dartmouth, NS

Join WIA Atlantic for a Lunch and Tour hosted by Gastops, located in Dartmouth NS, designs and manufactures products and provides services that enhance the life cycle of complex critical equipment that help aircraft fly, ships move, trains roll, generators generate, and turbines turn.

CAWEE Women’s Empowerment Summer Gala June 25, 2019

Friend of WIA Event: CAWEE’s Women’s Empowerment Summer Gala to meet Eva Wong, Co-Founder and COO of Borrowell, ranked among the Women in FinTech Powerlist in 2017 and 2018 and named one of 20 Tech Start-Up Founders to Follow by Twitter Canada. Over a cocktail reception and three course dinner at the University Club of Toronto, learn how Ms. Wong balanced extensive nonprofit work and a rich family life to start one of the fastest growing marketplace lending platforms in Canada.

Atlantic ConnecTions Conference May 30-31, 2019

Friend of WIA Event: The Atlantic ConnecTions Conference will provides an opportunity for individuals and organizations from Atlantic Canada to work together to tackle the advancement and retention of women and gender minorities in the Science, Engineering, Technology and Trades (SETT) workforce within industry and academia.

Tour of 12 Wing Shearwater, Nova Scotia May 23, 2019

Join us on Thursday May 23 for a comprehensive tour of 12 Wing Shearwater. The visit will include:
– a tour of the new Sikorsky CH148 Cyclone helicopter
– training facilities, including the flight simulator and mission simulators
– Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE)
– lunch at the mess
– a tour of the air traffic control tower
– a visit to the Shearwater Aviation Museum.

SOLD OUT – Lunch, Learn and Tour Pratt & Whitney Canada – May 14, 2019

Join us at Pratt & Whitney Canada on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 for Lunch, a Tour and Workshop facilitated by Siobhan Brown-Calderbank – Thinking Strategically to Lead Change and Innovation.

Founded in 1928, P&WC is a global leader in aerospace that is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Every second, a Pratt & Whitney Canada powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. We power the largest fleet of business and regional aircraft and helicopters – more than 60,000 engines in service in over 200 countries and territories.

Smashing the Grass Ceiling – Dundas Smashing Nines May 14, 2019

Smashing the Grass Ceiling is a women’s only series of golf networking events and skills clinics designed to encourage women of all skill levels to use golf to build relationships and gain confidence on the golf course. Want to take your game further? Smashing offers a variety of skill building workshops and retreats designed to make the game easier and more fun to play. Feel confident bringing colleagues, clients, friends and family to the course for some uninterrupted quality time together.

Girls Take Flight – April 27, 2019 Durham flight Centre

Take a FREE Flight in a general aviation aircraft:
For girls and young women, aged 8 to 25 years old
Only for those who have never, ever flown in a small aircraft before
Registration in advance is required
Signed liability waiver is required
Discovery Flight Registration opens in April

Lunch, Learn & Demo Elliott Matsuura April 12, 2019

Join us on Friday, April 12, 2019 for our Annual Red Carpet Event at Elliott-Matsuura for Lunch, Demo and Workshop lead by Founder & CEO of Culturiousity, Trecia McLennon. Workshop Objectives to identify visible and invisible elements of culture. List elements of your own cultural identity and Identify at least one inclusive practice to commit to trying out in our work and personal lives.

Tour of UTIAS Experimental Labs & STEM Panel Discussion March 28, 2019

Have you ever wondered what’s happening at some of our nation’s leading educational institutions? Perhaps you’re curious to learn if your company can benefit from an industrial liaison partnership with a local university? Or maybe you are a student yourself, looking for advice on how to navigate your early career.

St. John’s Meet and Greet – Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Hey St. John’s – time for another informal 5 à 7 Meet and Greet. Mark your calendars for Tuesday March 19 and come on out to the Bull and Finch after work. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about Women in Aerospace Canada Atlantic and to meet those working in the region.