Seattle Museum Of Flight Introduces Woman Students To Aviation
The Museum of Flight in Seattle launched its Women Fly program on March 21st this year. About 400 students attended the event on March 21st-23rd.
The program invites students to learn from real professionals – women working in a variety of aviation and STEP careers are going to teach middle school and high school students about careers in aviation. Students have a couple of days of career-oriented and motivational activities that will help them learn all they need to know about building a career in aviation.
The event featured educational activities, mentorship opportunities, and a resource fair with different aviation specialists and organizations. Students learned through hands-on activities about STEM and get a chance to prepare for aviation careers.
The Woman Fly resource fair featured professional organizations, clubs, local organizations, and aviation specialists who will talk about potential opportunities with the students. Event leaders successfully provided a general overview of STEM careers and introduce participants to physics, aerodynamics, and material science concepts.
Woman Fly creators encouraged high school students to follow their dreams of working in aviation. They will be providing detailed advice on how to apply for aviation internships. High school students were given the opportunity to learn about coding, engineering, and navigation.
Most importantly, students listened to empowering lectures about women who work in aviation industry. The event leaders told participants about overcoming obstacles and building their dream career in aviation.
On the last day of the event students will be invited to a presentation by Jeanne Yu, Boeing’s Director of Technology Integration, ecoDemonstrator and Product Development, who will talk about how the focus for sustainable aviation can help accelerate innovation.
Women Fly is doing a great job creating an event like that. It’s very important to have equal opportunities in every industry, including aviation. Everyone should know that building a career in aviation is possible for anyone. Events like this help guide young students in the industry and point them towards their dreams. We at Norfolk Aviation are always happy to hear about things that help the aviation industry develop into something grater. Follow us on Facebook and be the first to know about industry news and events!