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Executive Director Role Available with Women in Aerospace Canada

Are you passionate about advancing gender equality in the aerospace industry and possess the skills and experience required for this role, we encourage you to apply! Application Deadline June 7, 2024

World Neurodiversity Day June 16 Submitted by Silvia Bianchi

Next Month on June 16th WIA will be celebrating World Neurodiversity day 2024. To draw the attention to the important contribution of this community to the workplace, we present our members a short article that not only reminds us of the definition of Neurodiversity, but also how we can help make workplaces more neurodiversity-friendly.

Big Risk, Big Reward: Using a risk-based system to achieve stability, balance, and well-being. Submitted by Katy Doucette

Aerospace is a fast-paced, heavily regulated industry that offers an environment of high risk and high reward. My story in aerospace started two years ago when I transitioned from law enforcement. Moving from one high risk, high stakes industry into another, I wasn’t sure what to expect. With over 17 years of program and project experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, I was excited and a little nervous about joining a one-hundred-year-old aerospace start up.

2024 Women Empowerment Awards Nominate an Empowering Woman within your Organization

2024 Women Empowerment Awards, dedicated to celebrating the achievements of inspiring women entrepreneurs and professionals across Canada. This annual celebration recognizes and honours outstanding women entrepreneurs and professionals who are trailblazers, change makers, and advocates who have made remarkable contributions to their communities and industries. The awards serve as a platform to uplift and inspire, celebrating diversity and achievements across various sectors and designed to empower women as key change makers in our community, support female entrepreneurs with their business and to help them advance in their careers.

WIA Mentoring Program September/October 2024 Virtual

Join us for our signature Canada wide WIA Mentorship Program. Mentees receive over 3 hours of training content, through formal training sessions and videos, as well as attend a speed mentoring event to meet with 2 of our WIA Mentors. All Genders Welcome.

Join Women in Aerospace Canada Calling all Volunteers!

Are you passionate about aerospace and eager to make a difference in promoting diversity and inclusion within the industry? Women in Aerospace Canada (WIA-C) invites you to join our team of dedicated volunteers to help us run our programming and initiatives!

Call for WIA Canada Board of Directors

The Women in Aerospace Canada Board of Directors is looking to appoint new members to fill some vacancies. This is an open call to the WIA-Canada membership. The Board will be accepting applications up until 30 April 2024, 5pm Eastern. A list of potential candidates for the Board of Directors will be developed from the submissions and offers will be presented by 31 May 2024.

Canadian Women in Aviation Conference May 13 – 16, 2024 Montreal

This exciting event will bring together women from all over Canada who are passionate about aviation. Whether you are a pilot, engineer, air traffic controller, or simply an aviation enthusiast, this conference is for you! Discover inspiring stories from successful women in the industry, participate in engaging workshops, and network with like-minded individuals.

2024 RCAF Foundation Scholarships Submission Deadline May 22 2024

Developed for Canada’s next generation of aviation and aerospace leaders, these 60 scholarships of $1000 are open to any student 25 years of age or younger who is either entering or studying in a post-secondary institution in Canada. They are designed to encourage students in S.T.E.M. studies in college or university that plan on future careers in the aviation or aerospace industry.

OAC 2024 Scholarship Application Deadline April 25

The Ontario Aerospace Council is pleased so be able to offer FIVE scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year! Are you considering a career in Aerospace? Or are you currently enrolled in aerospace studies? All students going into or currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at a post-secondary institution (college or university) in Ontario may qualify. The value of each scholarship is $2,500.00 CAD.

Redefining Success: The Uncomfortable Path to a Fulfilling Career Submitted by Ana Lovera, WIA Canada Member

Once, right after starting her first job, a girl discovered she wanted to be a great leader. To get there, she had a plan. work on her growth strategy, read a relevant book every month, network with peers and key players in her industry, take a class on communication, hire a coach, and many other things to grow her career and become the version of herself she dreamed of. But there was an impediment.

Virtual Lunch and Learn April 4 “How AI Enables Quantum Technologies Today”

In the tech and data intelligence worlds, a sandbox is where innovation is born. It’s a place where the brightest free-thinking minds from across disciplines come together to reimagine what’s possible. A collaborative environment where the whole is infinitely greater than the sum of the parts. At SandboxAQ, this forward-looking vision is core to everything we do. It’s how we became who we are and it’s how we know our solutions can shift the way your business competes in tomorrow’s marketplace. As the world enters the third quantum revolution, AI + Quantum software will address significant business and scientific challenges.