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WIA-E 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Anny Cazenave

Anny Cazenave, >>recipient of the WIA-Europe Outstanding Achievement Award 2021 shares her thoughts on her personal pathway into the space sector and how we can increase the number of women in leadership positions. WIA-E: Tell us a bit about why you chose a career in aerospace, and how you got into your field of specialisation? […]

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WIA-E 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award for Pascale Ehrenfreund

AMSTERDAM, 20 May 2020. – Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E) announces Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund as the winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award 2020. The annual WIA-E Outstanding Achievement Award acknowledges exceptional technical or scientific achievements and dedication to the advancement of women in the aerospace field. This year, WIA-E is honoured to present the Austrian

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WIA-E 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award for Grazia Vittadini

Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E) announces Grazia Vittadini as the winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award 2019. The annual WIA Europe Outstanding Achievement Award was introduced to acknowledge women, whose noteworthy technical or scientific achievements and dedication to the advancement of women in the aerospace field contribute positively to the professional growth of women in

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All Honorary Members (2010-2021)

Ms. Maria Stella Gelmini (2010) Ms. Edelgard Buhlman (2011) Dr. Gerda Horneck (2012) Mr. Jean-Francois Clervoy (2013) Dr. Patrizia Caraveo (2014) Ms. Jocelyne Landeau-Constantin (2015) Ms. Candace Johnson (2016) Dr. Claudie Haigneré (2017) Ms. Grazia Vittadini (2019) Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund (2020) Dr. Anny Cazenave (2021)

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WIA-E 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award for Claudie Haigneré

Claudie HaignerĂ© has been selected for her outstanding contribution in the field of space exploration, in increasing visibility of women in the space sector and in engaging young girls in science and technology. In 2001, Claudie became the first European woman to visit the International Space Station, as part of the ”AndromĂšde” mission. She played

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WIA-E 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award for Candace Johnson

Lifetime Achievement Award of Women in Aerospace (Europe) 2016 for Candace Johnson, co-initiator of SES ASTRA and Architect of SES Global  Press Release Brussels, 30 March 2016  In the presence of the top representatives of European space industry and institutions, among them ESA Director General Jan Wörner, Chairwomen of DLR Pascale Ehrenfreund and President of

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WIA-E 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award for Jocelyne Landeau-Constantin

Space Manager of ESA in Germany Receives most Prestigious Award Jocelyn Landeau, Head of Corporate Communication Office at the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt received the Outstanding Achievement Award of the organization “Women in Aerospace (WIA) Europe” today. In her eulogy WIA-Europe’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Claudia Kessler, emphasized the prominent engagement of the

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WIA-E 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award for Dr. Patrizia Caraveo

Professor Patrizia Caraveo is a astrophysicist , well known and appreciated both in her-own Country and in the rest of the world. She  served as researcher, teacher (as professor of Astronomy at  University of Pavia), leader of relevant projects and is  the Director of the Space Astrophysics and Cosmic Physics Institute (IASF) of the National

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WIA-E 2013 Honorary Member – Jean-François Clervoy

WIA Europe is very proud to inform you about the appointment of its newest Honorary Member, Jean-François Clervoy. Jean-François Clervoy, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut from France and brigadier general from DGA (Defense procurement agency) was born in 1958. JFC graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1981, from SupAero college of Aeronautics in 1983 and from Test

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WIA-E 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award for Gerda Horneck

Women in Aerospace Europe first, ever award ceremony was held on 17 November 2011 in Bremen, Germany, setting a wonderful precedent for future functions. The crowd of around 60 people consisted of DLR and HE Space employees, Contracting for Space and IAA attendees and our own WIA members from across the board. As a networking

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