Empowering all Women, in Space and on Earth

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Advancing Talent and Leadership in Europeā€™s Aerospace Industry

Women In Aerospace Europe connects women in aerospace, enhances visibility, supports career advancement, and fosters inclusivity. With support from our individual and corporate members and industry partners, we promote a strong network of aerospace professionals, advocate for equal opportunities, and offer diverse events and initiatives. Join our global network for an inclusive aerospace community.

Access to a Supportive Network

By joining WIA-Europe, individuals gain access to a diverse and supportive network of professionals within the European aerospace sector. This network provides opportunities for mentorship, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing, fostering personal and professional growth.

Professional Development Opportunities

WIA-Europe offers a wide range of professional development programmes, workshops, and seminars designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of its members. These opportunities enable individuals to stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, advancements, and best practices.

Career Advancement and Opportunities

Being part of WIA-Europe opens doors to unique career advancement opportunities within the aerospace industry. The association actively promotes the professional growth of its members, providing access to job listings, internships, and networking events that can lead to exciting career prospects.

Advocacy for Gender Equality

WIA-Europe is at the forefront of advocating for gender equality within the European aerospace sector. By joining the association, individuals can actively contribute to promoting and shaping inclusive policies, driving positive change, and addressing issues such as pay gaps, underrepresentation, and inequality.

Women In Aerospace EuropeĀ 

WIA-Europe, established in 2009 through a collaborative effort led by Simonetta Di Pippo and Claudia Kessler in partnership with WIA (US), emerged from the recognition of a crucial need within the aerospace sector. Founded to connect women professionals, enhance their visibility, and foster inclusivity, WIA-Europe has since evolved into an integral part of a thriving international alliance. Represented by regional networks across Europe, WIA-Europe is recognised for its steadfast support from corporate and individual members, committing to promoting equitable opportunities and breaking stereotypes in STEM fields for future generations. Its diverse programme, spanning online and in-person events across European borders, continues to nurture a vibrant and inclusive aerospace community.

US

1985

Europe

2009

Canada

2010

Mexico

2017

Costa Rica

2020

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