Women in Corporate Aviation


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Jill Henning | 602-502-6206 | Jill@ForwardStMarketing.com

ORLANDO, Fla. – March 5, 2014 – Attendees of the 25th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference (WAI) are invited to learn about the corporate aviation market during Women in Corporate Aviation’s Career Education Panel. The panel will take place on Friday, March 7 from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EST in room “Fiesta 5” of the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

“Just over two decades ago, a group of business aviation-minded women attended the International Women in Aviation Conference and asked, “How can we accelerate opportunities for women interested in corporate aviation?” says Brenda Miles, WCA President. “Annually, we continue to answer that question by offering a corporate aviation panel of experts to discuss a variety of topics from education and work/life balance to networking tips and mentoring opportunities.”

WCA’s Career Panel entitled, “Corporate Aviation, Tomorrow’s Reality” will showcase the myriad of careers available in the business aviation world. Each panelist represents a distinct career path and will discuss their particular expertise. Panelists include:

Jo Damato, CAM, Director of Educational Development and Strategy, NBAA

Robin Bray, Captain, UTFlight (United Technologies)

Paula Kraft, Founder and Co-owner, Tastefully Yours

Mary Miller, Vice President, Industry & Government Affairs, Signature Flight Support

Mary Ann Morosky, Captain, Johnson Controls

Lisa Pelate, Flight Technician, Whirlpool Corporation

Jenny Showalter, Director of First Impressions, Showalter Aviation (alternate)

Moderating the panel will be WCA’s President Brenda Miles, Product Director, Team Sikorsky and Piaggio Aero at FlightSafety International.

WCA Member Meeting

Later in the afternoon of March 7, WCA (Booth 404) will host its membership meeting in Coronado P from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes an introduction of volunteers, officers and directors; presentation of the Volunteer of the Year Award and Spring scholarships; committee reports; and election of new officers and committee leaders. Immediately following the member meeting, WCA and Walmart will co-host a networking reception from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., giving WCA members the opportunity to meet with corporate aviation industry leaders.

For more information on WCA’s Career Education Panel, visit WCA at Booth 404. To register for the WAI conference, visit: https://www.wai.org/confreg/2014_start.cfm?did=8783.

About Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA)

WCA is a premier 501(C)(3) non-profit premier mentoring association for professionals in corporate and business aviation. Providing networking, mentoring, scholarships, and educational opportunities for current and future corporate/business aviation professionals, WCA offers individual and corporate memberships. For more information and to apply for scholarships, visit http://www.wca-intl.org.

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