MARCH 8-14, 2021
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Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week 2020 Attracts Record Numbers of Women and Girls

76,000 girls of all ages attended 316 aviation outreach events organized to celebrate the 10th annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week, March 2-8 Launched 10 years ago to celebrate the March 8 anniversary of the world’s first female pilot licence obtained by Raymonde de Laroche in 1910, Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW) is now widely celebrated across the globe. During the Week’s 10th edition, March 2-8, 2020, 76,000 women and girls attended 316 aviation …

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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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Easy last minute gifts to WOAW anyone

If you running out of time or ideas to select the right gift to put a smile on the face of someone special and deserving this holiday, please consider the following suggestions. I Owe You Notes Whether you are or you know a pilot, you have the power to give a young woman or a not-so-young woman the gift of a lifetime – a Fly It Forward® flight. But there is more. In 2020, Fly …

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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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5 Cool Ways to Celebrate #WOAW18

Support #WOAW18 Activity Organizers – Attend, Volunteer, Report to help them win awards Go fly. Better yet #FlyItForward. Report to make it count. Fly a Pink Paper Plane to celebrate the 108th anniversary of the world’s first female pilot licence on March 8. Share with us to set a Guinness World Record. Educate. Have fun. Take the #WOAW18 Hunt Challenge. Raise awareness. Show how you celebrate #WOAW18 in a video and send it to set …

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Fly It Forward® Awards. Who Can Win?

It begins with taking the Fly It Forward® Challenge. It ends with airports, corporations, associations, and individuals documenting the most significant impact within their community during the Week to win the coveted Fly It Forward® Awards. Previous winners come from all corners of the globe and all types of communities. To become eligible for community awards such as the Most Female Friendly Airport Worldwide, the Most Female Friendly Corporation Worldwide, and the Most Female Friendly …

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2018 Fly It Forward® Award Ceremony in Toulouse, France

The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) is delighted to announced that the 2018 Fly It Forward® Awards will be remitted to this year’s winners in Toulouse, France, on May 31, 2018 during iWOAW’s Gender Balance Symposium. Béatrice Vialle, an active Air France pilot and one of only three women to have piloted the Concorde – the world’s only operational supersonic airliner – will be our keynote speaker as part of the award remittance …

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