Women in Aerospace Canada

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WIA Slemon Park, PEI Re-Ignite Your Ambition on March 21, 2018

It’s 2018…what are you doing to Re-Ignite Your Ambition? Are you ready to strive for bigger projects, ask for a seat at the table, and put your hand up for more challenging assignments and bigger positions in your career? Plan to join us Wednesday March 21, 2018 for an interactive workshop with professional coach Andrea Janzen to address the leadership opportunities and challenges that are unique to women and the harm induced when we fail to recognize our own potential. This workshop will help women in aerospace acknowledge our capabilities, see the bigger picture, and re-ignite our ambition.

2018 International Women’s Day – March 2 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Women in Aerospace CanadaEntrepreneur, Athlete, Author, Community Leader
ILDC International Women’s Long Drive Champion

Far Samji arrived in Canada from Mombasa, Kenya at age 14 and began her studies at McMaster University two years later. Earning two degrees and captaining the Varsity Women’s Tennis Team was just the beginning. Fast forward 25 years and this entrepreneur, internationally acclaimed athlete and community leader has forged her best life living by her own rules. Far will challenge your audience to reframe their thinking and approach to business and personal success using “Far’s Rules”, a synthesis of her experiences that will motivate your guests to reach their goals in their own way.

Far shares her alternative approach to golf as she reveals her “Rules”; giving women the basic tools and the confidence to get out onto the golf course and realize the unique business advantages that only golf offers.
FREE Book for first 100 Registrants !!

WIA Maritimes Re-Ignite Your Ambition on February 28, 2018 SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT
It’s 2018…what are you doing to Re-Ignite Your Ambition? Are you ready to strive for bigger projects, ask for a seat at the table, and put your hand up for more challenging assignments and bigger positions in your career? Plan to join us Wednesday February 28, 2018 for an interactive workshop with professional coach Andrea Janzen to address the leadership opportunities and challenges that are unique to women and the harm induced when we fail to recognize our own potential. This workshop will help women in aerospace acknowledge our capabilities, see the bigger picture, and re-ignite our ambition.

Annual Mentoring Event

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Aerospace Leaders: Once again, this is your opportunity to have a say in shaping and preparing our future leaders. Consider being a Mentor at the Ryerson University / Women In Aerospace – Canada’s Annual Speed Mentoring Event.

Students: Are you eager to get your careers off the ground? Do you have questions about your professional life after school? Sign up to be a Mentee and have an incredible opportunity to ask questions, solicit advice and explore opportunities with successful industry leaders who have varied and rich backgrounds.

8th Annual Christmas Party – December 13th – Sold Out

8th Annual Christmas Party December 13th, 2017 Culinaria Restaurant Please make plans to join Women in Aerospace Canada on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 for the Annual Christmas Party to be held at Culinaria Restaurant, located in the historic Elliot...

Art of Leadership Conference Toronto

The Art of Leadership is coming to Toronto on November 28th, 2017. This conference will sell out early! Register using promo code WIA20 and save $50 per pass. The Art of Leadership brings together the most respected names in thought leadership in a place of...

WIA Quebec: L’art du leadership : les 10 clés du succès!

WIA-Quebec vous convie à une autre belle soirée animée par la talentueuse conférencière Sophie Audet sur l’art du leadership !

Nous aurons par la suite la chance de réseauter et célébrer notre 4ième anniversaire de WIA au Québec. Ne tardez plus à prendre vos billets, les places sont limitées.

Au plaisir de vous voir le 30 novembre

Art of Leadership Conference Montreal

The Art of Leadership se déroulera à Montréal le 29 novembre 2017. Inscrivez-vous en utilisant le code promotionnel  WIA20 et économisez 50 $ par laissez-passer. The Art of Leadership rassemble les personnes les plus reconnues pour leur réflexion sur le...

WIA Maritimes: Visit the Royal Canadian Navy’s Damage Control School

The Department of National Defence is welcoming Women in Aerospace Canada (Maritimes) to visit The Royal Canadian Navy’s Damage Control School on December 6, 2017. The DC School is rich in history preparing Canada’s sailors (and RCMP) for disasters at sea. It is named after HMCS Kootenay because of her at-sea explosion that occurred in 1969.

Lunch, Network and Tour: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Join us for a networking lunch overlooking the airfield and runway followed by a learning tour of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Watch the planes on the runway as you network with colleagues and make new connections with others working in aerospace.

Lunch, Learn & Tour – Lynch Dynamics November 23rd

Lunch, Learn & Tour The Business of Positive Perspective Lynch Dynamics Thursday, November 23, 2017 11:30 am – 2:00 pm As a kid, Danny Pehar learned that a bad day can lead to a good story. As an adult, Danny learned that a problem can lead to an...

February 2017 Lunch, Learn and Tour Hosted by MHI Canada

Lunch, Learn & Tour Hosted by MHI Canada
How many times have you seen a team member spend hours preparing their PowerPoint slides and only minutes preparing what they’re actually going to say and how they’re going to say it?
In this Awesome Storytelling keynote, Danny uses humour and his can’t-fail communication formula to teach you to stay on point and on message. Danny Pehar is a Corporate Trainer, Bestselling Author, and keynote Speaker. Special Offering – Free book to the first 100 registered

Maritimes International Women’s Day Event

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action. Much has been done in the world to highlight the fact that women must enjoy the same rights, opportunities and respect as men do, because it is a matter of fairness and fundamental human rights, and because the progress in so many parts of the world depend on it. The theme for 2017 is Be Bold For Change.

Aerospace Studies Scholarship Opportunities 2017-2018

The Ontario Aerospace Council is pleased to be able to offer three scholarships for the 2017-2018 Academic Year for students going into or currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at a post-secondary institution (college or university) in Ontario. The value of each scholarship is $2,000.00 CAD.

Movie Night in the Maritimes

The movie Hidden Figures tells the story of three female African American mathematicians at NASA who calculated flight trajectories for Project Mercury and the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Moon. It is a biographical comedy-drama based on the non-fiction book by the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly.
Come join us on Monday January 23 (time TBD) at the Bayers Lake Scotiabank Theatre to watch the amazing and inspiring story of how these three women crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in the history of mankind as heroes.

January 2017 5th Annual Mentoring Event

Aerospace Leaders: Are you thinking of your professional legacy? Do you want to have a say in shaping and preparing our future leaders? If you do, volunteer to be a Mentor at the Women in Aerospace – Canada’s 4th Annual Speed Mentoring Event, to be held in collaboration with Ryerson University. You will have more of an impact on the future of our industry sector than you can possibly imagine!
Students: Are you having problems getting your careers off the ground? Do you have questions about your professional life after school? Sign up to be a Mentee and have an incredible opportunity to ask questions, solicit advice and explore opportunities with successful industry leaders who have varied and rich backgrounds.

The success of this program depends heavily on Mentor volunteers, but also on students signing up and attending! Mentors and Mentees don’t miss out on this golden opportunity to meet and mutually inspire each other.

For more information please contact WIA Director, Barbara Moser at barbara.moser@vertexprecision.com