MARCH 8-14, 2021
REMEMBER THE PAST    ●    CELEBRATE THE PRESENT    ●    SHAPE THE FUTURE
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5 cool Women Of Aviation Week event ideas that do not cost anything but time

Some Women Of Aviation Week event organizers dedicate more than 600 volunteer hours to organize large and intricate community events with thousands of women and girls in attendance. Their events may combine thousands of Fly It Forward® flights, experiential activities, industry booths, static aircraft displays, and interactions with notable female role models. These types of event do not only require extensive time investment and a resource-generous geographic location, they also require funds. They represent only …

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Win one of five copies X-Plane 11, the world’s most advanced desktop flight simulator, during #WOAW20

X-Plane 11 is the world’s most comprehensive and powerful flight simulator for personal computers, and it offers the most realistic flight model available. It is not a game, but an engineering tool that can be used to predict the flying qualities of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft with incredible accuracy. X-Plane 11 includes 19 aircraft in the default installation, spanning the aviation industry and its history. The full scenery package covers the Earth in stunning resolution from 74° …

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It pays to WOAW

To Fly It Forward® each year during WOAW yields its own rewards. Knowing that each WOAW action is transforming lives and bringing us closer to a gender-balanced air and space industry is priceless. But since the inception of Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week 10 years ago, iWOAW and its allies have worked tirelessly to reward each reported good deed – during WOAW (March 2-8 in 2020) and throughout the rest of the year. WOAW Points …

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Girls Can Win a $10,000 Scholarship When They Report Their Fly It Forward® Flight in 2020

The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) is proud to announce that the value for the top Fly It Forward® scholarship in 2020 will be $10,000 CAD. Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week, the global aviation awareness week for girls of all ages, will turn 10 years old in March 2020. To mark the milestone, iWOAW will give $10,000 CAD towards flight training to the 2020 winner of the Second Step Challenge thanks to a …

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58,000 Women & Girls Discover Aviation During #WOAW19

iWOAW Received 227 WOAW Activity Reports From 39 Countries During the 9th annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week, March 4-10, 2019, individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations united across the globe to celebrate women’s past and present contributions to the air and space industry and introduced 58,000 women and girls to the industry’s multi-faceted opportunities. The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) received 227 event reports from 39 countries participating in the annual Fly It …

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2018 Fly It Forward® Award Winners Announced

The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Fly It Forward® Challenge that took place during the 8th annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week, March 5-11, 2018. Every year since 2010, communities and individuals have organized local activities to raise awareness and introduce girls of all ages to the multiple facets of the air and space industry during the Week of March 8, the anniversary date …

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61,000 rally for #WOAW18 to press for progress

12,408 Girls of All Ages Take Flight for the First Time Participation in the 8th annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week grew by more than 15% year-over-year reaching more than 61,000 in 2018. The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) received post-WOAW event reports from 179 organizers in 33 countries and validated 12,408 Fly It Forward® flight reports – reports submitted by women and girls who went on their first flight experience on a …

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Pink Paper Plane Day at AOPA

Rekor kır, farkındalığı artır…

Büyük ve kesin sayılar farkındalıkları artırdığından, #WOAW18 boyunca, yine birçok Guinness Dünya Rekorunu kırmayı planlıyoruz. Etkinliği kutlamak için çekilen çevrimiçi videolar tüm dünyada Dünya Havacı Kadınlar Haftası  (DHKH) kutlamalarımızı belgeleyecek. Ya da, birden fazla mekânda aynı anda fırlatılan pembe kâğıt uçaklar ortak bir amaç etrafında bir bütün olma becerimizi temsil edecek. Guinness Dünya Rekoru – En büyük çevrimiçi kutlama video yarışması Her yıl her yaş grubundan gönüllü kadın ve organizatör bu haftanın en muhteşem anlarını …

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World First Female Pilot Raymonde Laroche quote

Fly It Forward®. It works!

In today’s world where many like to hashtag #Iam— (fill in the bank), WOAWies post with pride #iFlyItForward. Their unselfish and sustained commitment is changing the face of aviation. Did you know that in January 2010 – just 8 years ago – the air and space industry did not talk about ‘women’ or ‘girls’? The subject was closed – women and girls were not interested. That was the standard explanation for the dismal presence of …

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Supersonic women 1953-1963

Going supersonic in 2018 – The women who ushered in supersonic flight

“After six or so flights in the Sabre, I figured she knew it well enough, so I took her up to 45,000 feet and told her to push her nose straight down. We dove together, wing to wing, kept it wide open and made a tremendous couple of sonic booms over Edwards. She became the first woman to fly faster than sound and forever after, she loved to brag that she and I were the …

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