Organizations Providing Aid to women in Aviation
of these organizations, it inspires and supports females. A non-profit making association run by volunteers who are committed to our aims of promoting and supporting women in aviation. This organisation was established in 1955, ten years after World War II Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) women pilots were honored for their services to their country. The BWPA works in all fields of aviation and all forms of flight, including fixed wing, rotary, gliding, microlights, ballooning. The goals of the BWPA are to encourage women in aviation training and jobs and to promote practical schemes to assist women in securing air licences, increase awareness and young people's ambitions about the prospect of aviation as a profession, serve as women's advisors on the appropriate qualifications required and the aviation opportunities available to women, promote and encourage collaboration between members of the Association and to enable women in aviation to meet, exchange knowledge and to express the collective opinion of its members, act as a promoters of news, developments and articles which may assist the development of interest in aviation among women.
Bird Walton, AO, OBE (16 Oct 1915 –13 January 2009), a pioneering Australian aviatrix. Activities of AWPA involves promotion of women’s involvement in aviation from aero clubs to airlines through national committee of the organisation. The state and regional groups of the organisation are involved in organizing meetings, fly-ins, seminars and social events so as to provide people to interact with the members having similar interests and also experience other forms of aviation. This organisation also conducts annual conference which includes educational sessions, networking of flying competition and presentation of awards and scholarships.
is another non-profit organisation made up of volunteers, established in 1994. ISA is the world's biggest single donor to women's advanced flight scholarships, granting at least two aircraft type ratings and thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants to eligible females annually. With career support and mentoring, ISA supports the active and aspiring airline pilots. It publishes an electronic newsletter (members only) three or more times a year also conduct a conference annually at various locations across the globe with the aim to give greater exposure, recognition and understanding of woman airline pilots for the general public.
an online repository of educational, historical, and networking resources for women interested in all aspects of aviation. It was launched by Henry M. Holden, an aviation historian and author. He has done an exceptional job as an author, written over 1000 magazine and newspaper articles. He was awarded the New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame Distinguished Service Award. He is also a former News Editor East for Airport Journals and was a monthly contributor.