The Women in Aviation Virtual Conference  

National Aviation Academy (NAA) will attend the Women in Aviation International (WAI) virtual conference on March 11-12, 2021. This annual event is an opportunity for women to connect, share industry knowledge, experiences, and showcase women’s achievements in the industry.  You can view the 2020 conference highlights here! 

Women in Aviation International (WAI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to women’s encouragement and advancement in all aviation career fields. WAI provides resources and scholarships to assist men and women in aviation and inspire young women to explore aviation and consider the industry’s career opportunities. 

Their diverse membership includes aviation maintenance technicians, engineers, astronauts, pilots, air traffic controllers, flight attendants, business owners, high school and university students and educators, airshow performers, journalists, and many others.  Additionally, WAI builds awareness of the accomplishments and contributions of historical female figures and current industry leaders. 

Check out WAI membership options and gain access to scholarships, benefits, and discounts! See the WAI conference page to learn more about the event and register to attend.   

The Demand for Women in Aviation Maintenance  

Boeing’s 2019 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook notes that 739,000 new maintenance technicians will be needed globally over the next 20 years to maintain the world’s fleet. Whilewomenmake up less than3%of the industry’s maintenance professionals, NAA is working to increase that number by offering various support services that promote women’s success in the maintenance industry.  

  1. Women of National Aviation Academy is a group of dedicated female students who come together to support, share, and celebrate successes as females in aviation maintenance training
  2. NAA is a Title IX school, meaning that as a school approved for federal financial aid, protections are in place to ensure all students are protected from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities.
  3. Alpha Eta Rho International Co-ed Fraternityoffers both male and female student members and alumni access to over 60,000 active aviation industry leaders, mentors, and 35,000 alumni, connecting students to the highest levels of integrity and professionalism.
  4. Our Student Services department works to ensure that students have affordable solutions and resources for their needs during their training. Solutions include options for health care, childcare, transportation, living accommodations, and resources for other needs.   

If you are interested in joining our community and pursuing high-earning, in-demand aviation maintenance career opportunities, scroll down and request more information today!