Inspiring Speakers Slated for WAI’s 30th Anniversary Conference
Speakers confirmed for Long Beach 2019
Women in Aviation International members and conference attendees will no doubt be inspired and informed by the stellar roster of speakers scheduled for the 30th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, March 14-16, 2019, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.
The 2019 roster of speakers includes:
- Nagin Cox, NASA/JPL tactical mission lead on the Mars Curiosity Rover
- Dr. Christine Darden, aeronautical engineer and NASA sonic boom minimization expert
- Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX president and chief operating officer
- Capt. Tammie Jo Shults, U.S Navy and Southwest Airlines pilot
- Dr. Ellen Stofan, Smithsonian Air and Space Museum director
Girls in Aviation Day Long Beach will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2019, with approximately 250 girls ages 8 to 17 from the local area being introduced to the career and lifestyle possibilities available in aviation. Lt. General Stayce Harriswill be the luncheon speaker. Based in Washington, D.C., she is the Inspector General of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force.
Secure online registration is available at www.wai.org/19conference. Discounted registration is available for military personnel and full-time students. For more information, visit www.WAI.org.
Women in Aviation International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing networking, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women and men who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries. For more information, contact WAI at 3647 State Route 503 South, West Alexandria, OH 45381, Phone 937-839-4647; Fax 937-839-4645 or through www.wai.org.
Molly Martin, Outreach Director
Women in Aviation International