Fast 40s

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

40-minute sessions at the WAI membership booth focused on various chapter interest subjects.

Location: Exhibit Hall, Booth 400


Thursday, March 14


1:00-1:40 p.m.             Growing and Running a Robust, Dynamic Chapter

(Molly Martin, WAI outreach director, and Chrissi Culver, WAI chapter relations specialist)


Learn tips about changing officers, various WAI resources including the Chapter Handbook, Chapter Continuity Tool, as well as tools to make your chapter management easier.


4:15-4:55 p.m.             How to Apply for Scholarships

(Donna Wallace, WAI scholarship coordinator)


Get tips on making your scholarship applications stand out.


Friday, March 15


2:00-2:40 p.m.             Get Involved in WAI Mentor Connect

(Cassandra Bosco, WAI education and industry relations director, and Veronica Delgado, Universal Weather and Aviation vice president-global human resources)


Help WAI Mentor Connect expand and reach more members! Learn how to sign-up online to become a mentor or find a mentor. Make the most of your mentorship experience by attending this session to gain helpful tips and resources.



Saturday, March 16


10:45-11:30 a.m.        Grow Your Chapter Membership and Maximize Retention

(Chrissi Culver, WAI chapter relations specialist)


Gain valuable tips to manage chapter email lists and Facebook, create member-only benefits/activities, engage members through fun activities, and manage memberships lists and dues.


11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    WAI #HonorTheWASP program

 (Abby Welch, WAI publications and research intern)


Learn about this WAI led program, with support from Texas Woman’s University, to honor the graves of WASP across the nation. This event held on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-27, 2019, is a memorable activity for all chapters to participate in.


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