Inspired by her WING Flight – “Women Inspiring our Next Generation” experience by Delta eight years ago, Gatlyn Ligon, now a Delta Air Lines Pilot, attended this year’s iteration to continue to inspire the next generation of young women.
The goal of the WAI-SG Scholarship Program is to support 20 women over the next 10 years. The not-for-profit organization is currently looking for partners to make this a reality by investing in the growth and sustainability of this initiative.
While women make up only 8.4% of pilots, according to a Women in Aviation International analysis, schools like Lynn University are working to remove barriers and support more women in aviation careers.
Women in Aviation International (WAI) has received a $100,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation Special Gifts Program to support the organization’s work to increase the number of women involved in all aspects of aviation.
Women in Aviation International has unveiled its roster of speakers scheduled for the 33rd Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, March 17-19, 2022, at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.