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Mission Statement

To cultivate and advance women leaders in the aviation and aerospace industries through a global network.

The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA) is an international organization for women who hold positions of impact in the aviation and aerospace industry. Founded in 1988, IAWA brings together women of achievement and promotes their advancement throughout the world.

Women are assuming greater and more visible roles within the industry. Through annual global conferences, regional receptions and connects, IAWA provides a forum to share views on matters of importance to the industry, as well as to women in general. Women should have five years leadership experience in aviation or aerospace to apply for IAWA membership. However, our conference is open to all women in our industry.

IAWA members serve as role models for other women seeking advancement and growth in the industry. We also encourage young women to enter the aerospace industry through IAWA's Scholarship Program.

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