Resources

McMaster University Development Courses Starting in February 2024

A joint training initiative between McMaster University and Women In Aerospace Canada. We are offering a series of three tailored training sessions developed for the needs of the industry and our members. These courses are designed specifically to support working professionals as they are delivered online in a hybrid asynchronous and live format. SPECIAL PRICING AVAILABLE: WIA-Canada or Affiliate Member: 33% off Significant Ontario Government subsidy is available for Southern Ontario Residents working for a Small-to-Medium Enterprise ($75 per course cost)

Mind the Gap submitted by Sajedah Rustom

Diversity comes in many forms, all required to work in harmony to advance the industry. Some of the themes at play include women in leadership, broad nationalities, culture, language and perspectives, STEM focus in educational institutions, progression, and professional development from top floor to shop floor.

Empowering Women in Aerospace: Setting Goals, Achieving New Heights in 2024 Virtual L&L February 15th

Get ready to embark on a journey as we unveil the keys to your aerospace career aspirations. “Women in Aerospace: Setting goals, Achieving New Heights in 2024” is not just a workshop; it's your passport to unlocking the boundless potential within you.

Welcoming Immigrant Women to Aerospace

Women In Aerospace Canada along with UTIMUS, Immigrants Working Centre (IWC), McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI), and The Strong Link (TSL), will deliver a comprehensive suite of skills development and support to prepare unemployed Afghanistan & Ukrainian immigrant women or non-binary individuals who are unskilled to work in aerospace manufacturing sectors in Ontario.

The Power of Networking Submitted by Sabrina Gomez

In the dynamic aerospace industry, networking is a strategic tool that propels careers, fosters collaboration, and breaks barriers. For women, networking is a key driver for overcoming challenges, creating opportunities, and building a supportive community.

Women in Aerospace Ontario Mentoring Program Sessions Open for February 2024

The purpose of the WIA Mentorship program is to prepare both Mentors and Mentees to have high value discussions with respect to the Mentees development needs and goals. After the Program Mentees will: • Understand the purpose and objectives of mentorship • Understand how to choose a mentor and the rules of engagement • Have prepared a draft development plan, a network map, and an elevator pitch to review with their mentor • Be fully prepared for the speed mentoring event

Advancing Women in Aerospace Leadership Program Part Two – SOLD OUT

ALL COHORTS are SOLD OUT!! This project is fully funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). For more information, please visit https://feddev-ontario.canada.ca/en.

Célébration du temps des Fêtes au Québec – 7 décembre – Montréal

Joignez-vous à nous pour une soirée amusante pour célébrer le temps des fêtes! Retrouvez d'anciens amis et collègues et rencontrez de nouveaux amis le 7 décembre

Atlantic Canada Holiday Celebration – December 7th – Halifax

TICKETS ON SALE: Are you based out of Halifax or planning to be in Halifax on December 7th? We would love it for you to join us for axe throwing at Timber Lounge for our holiday party! It’s a great time to get together with our industry peers and enjoy merriment, snacks and most importantly, axe-throwing!

Alberta Holiday Celebration – December 7th – Calgary

The spirit is in the air!! Join us for our first holiday celebration in Calgary on December 7th Tickets on Sale.

Queen’s University Aerospace Exposition & Speed Mentorship Program January 30 2024

After great success in 2023, Queen’s University faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and Women in Aerospace Canada are bringing back the Aerospace Exposition at Queen’s University. The event provides a targeted connection between Aerospace Companies and Organizations with Queens academia and talent, while promoting the experience of women in the aerospace industry. The exposition will be followed by a keynote speech (new) and speed mentoring event providing opportunity for Queen’s students to further explore what it means to work in aerospace.

2024 Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship Applications Open

The fifth annual Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship will be open for online applications from November 1st - 30th. Air Canada and CAE are partnering to provide scholarships for up to four aspiring commercial pilots who will be invited to join the CAE Women in Flight - Air Canada Ambassadors.