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33rd Annual Conference

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Registration opens June 15

IAWA 33rd Annual Conference

"Industry Interrupted: Emerging into the Next Normal"

Attend in person or join the live stream event!
October 13 - 15, 2021

Charleston Marriott 
Charleston, South Carolina, USA

About the Conference

With a reputation for insight, relevance, and value among women in aviation, IAWA‘s Annual Conference is the world‘s leading conference for women in the aviation and aerospace industry. IAWA‘s Annual Conference is a must-attend conference for women in leadership and management roles in the industry. It‘s renowned for its interactive and lively panels, varied program, and excellent networking opportunities.

Note: All sessions are in English.


There will be opportunities for in-person and a live stream.

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Sponsorship opportunities are available now. Contact Maria Gonzalez for more information. 


Registration is not yet open, please visit us again soon!


Conference Program

Keynote Speakers




IAWA Represents

  • 378 management and executive level women members from 38 countries and a global outreach to more than 3,300 women and a large number of men supporters
  • More than 246 major companies and organizations in the aerospace and aviation industries
  • Prominent past sponsors including Boeing, FedEx, Airbus, Textron, GE, GECAS, United Airlines, & more
  • Affiliated with ACI World, ALTA, Aviation Week, Global Aerospace Summit, IATA, ICAO, ISTAT, RAeS, and The Wings Club


Special Thanks To Our Corporate Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Ruby Sponsor

Ruby Sponsor


IAWA 33rd Annual Conference Planning Committee 

Andi Sims, IAWA VP of Annual Conference 

Live Event
Annaliese Peterson
Martha Watts
Orla Brady
Kristelle Wells
Aimee Nardini
Rachel Simmons
Jaclyn Decker

Virtual Event
Karen Ellis
Joey Colleran
Patty Clark
Laura Elliott
Nina Bhat
Diana Gurfel

Conference hair

Andi Sims
Kimberly Pearson
Reneta Johnson
Shanea Wilson-Campbell
Marita Lintene
Selda Konukcu
Kathy Guilfoyle
Ellyn Slow

Kelsey Justice
Rachel Capps-Skogsberg
Isadora Abenza

Conference Controls
Donna Cook
Sydney Unruh
Marchel Ebron
Elia Morales