Women in Aerospace Canada

Upcoming Events

Northern Lights Foundation Annual Gala Awards Dinner September 29, 2018

Join the Women in Aerospace Canada Table at the Northern Lights Gala Awards Dinner!! The Foundation’s national awards program, The Elsie MacGill Awards (“The Elsie”) was established in 2009, and each year honours up to eight women for their contributions in specific aviation and aerospace disciplines. Award categories are: Flight Operations, Government, Business, Education, Pioneer, Engineering and Rising Star.

Through a nomination and judging process honourees are named each year and they are recognized each fall at a gala dinner. The event highlights the honourees’ life history through a combination of visuals, display materials and speakers who have known her throughout her personal and business life.

DEFSEC Networking Event Halifax October 4, 2018

Women in Aerospace Canada Atlanticis hosting a Networking Event to take advantage of the many women working in the aerospace industry visiting Halifax for DEFSEC 2018. Join us for casual conversation, networking, and informal mentoring with locals and visitors.

Lunch with Joyce Carter, President & CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority October 11, 2018

Join us on Thursday October 11, 2018 for lunch with Joyce Carter – President and CEO of the Halifax International Airport Authority. Twice named one of Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEOs, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn about Joyce’s career trajectory from dreams of becoming a flight attendant as a young girl to becoming the President & CEO of the largest airport in the Atlantic provinces, and the 8th largest airport in Canada.

Lunch, Presentation and Tour MDA Corporation October 16, 2018

Join WIA Canada on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 for a Lunch, Presentation and Tour of MDA Corporation. Presentation by Pat Greene, Technical Lead, Space Station Program. As prime contractor on such iconic robotic programs as Canadarm1 on the Space Shuttle and Canadarm2 & Dextre on the International Space Station, MDA applies its renowned expertise to further space exploration and advancing science. On Earth, that expertise is addressing exciting new applications in medical, nuclear and industrial automation markets.

OAC Aerospace Unplugged & 25th Anniversary – October 30, 2018

The Ontario Aerospace Council invites Members of Women in Aerospace Canada to attend the 3rd Annual Aerospace Unplugged event being held in Toronto. This year’s event will mark the 25th Anniversary of the Ontario Aerospace Council. WIA members can purchase tickets at the Affiliate Member rate through the OAC website.

WIA Annual Christmas Party – December 5, 2018 – Tickets on Sale

Join WIA Canada at Culinary on December 5th 2018 for our Annual Christmas Party Co-Sponsored by UTC Aerospace and Safran Landing Systems. Roll up your sleeves, put on an apron and work with colleagues and WIA members in an enjoyable, hands-on team cooking experience. Upon arrival we will break into teams and take instructions from the Professional Chefs, Wine Tasting with Culinaria Sommelier, and Craft Beer Tastings with Brew Master Joe Mrav from Grain & Grit all while enjoying a cocktail. When we have finished our learning and tasting we will be directed into our private dining room where we will be served the delicious meal we have helped create.

Lunch, Learn & Tour Lynch Dynamics – February 19, 2019

Join us at Lynch Dynamics on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 for a Lunch, Learn & Tour. Back by popular demand, Siobhan Brown will lead us in a workshop: Compelling Change Communications: How to Gain Stakeholder Commitment. Afterwards we will be lead on tour of Lynch. Don’t miss out get your ticket today!

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, Tricia 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.

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 – 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.