Women in Aerospace Canada

Upcoming Events

Women in Aerospace Canada is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our community.  As the situation with COVID-19 changes dynamically, we will adhere to all recommended precautions and health measures and we will continue to offer virtual events to bring our community together.  Although we aren’t able to meet in person, the virtual events will allow us to connect with WIA-C members across the country!  We hope you will join us!  Click on the events listed below for more information and registration/ticket links.  “See” you soon! 

Space Apps Challenge 2021 Oct 2 & 3 – Hamilton, ON

Space Apps Challenge 2021 Oct 2 & 3 – Hamilton, ON

Join virtually, for the second year, in participating in the NASA Space Apps Challenge! We’re excited to be hosting the event and can’t wait to see what innovative ideas come from it. This event will be co-hosted with the McMaster Planetary Society, a group led by space enthusiastic students focused on encouraging students to explore space opportunities and development.

Call for Mentees – DEFSEC 2021 Speed Mentoring – 5 October 2021

Call for Mentees – DEFSEC 2021 Speed Mentoring – 5 October 2021

Speed Mentoring provides a tremendous opportunity for those in the early or mid-stages of their career to engage in short 15-minute conversations with talented senior leaders from various organizations in the aerospace, defence and security industry. During these short sessions, mentees will have the opportunity to receive one-on-one advice on career development and life management that will yield a valuable learning experience.

DEFSEC 2021 Speed Mentoring – 5 October 2021 – Call for Mentors

DEFSEC 2021 Speed Mentoring – 5 October 2021 – Call for Mentors

Speed Mentoring provides a tremendous opportunity for those in the early or mid-stages of their career to engage in short 15-minute conversations with talented senior leaders from various organizations in the aerospace, defence and security industry. During these short sessions, mentees will have the opportunity to receive one-on-one advice on career development and life management that will yield a valuable learning experience.

2021 Elsie Awards Gala October 16th – Tickets on Sale

2021 Elsie Awards Gala October 16th – Tickets on Sale

The Northern Lights Aero Foundation is delighted to announce that our annual Elsie Awards Gala honouring outstanding Canadian women who have made contributions to aviation and aerospace will take place on Saturday October 16th. Named after aviation trailblazer and human rights advocate Elsie Gregory MacGill, the Elsie Award recognizes eight outstanding women across seven categories: Business, Education, Engineering, Flight Operations, Government, Trailblazer, and Rising Star.