Girls in Aviation 2015

20150916005016The Nigeria Chapter of Women in Aviation, International (WAI) has announced that a free program is offered to local girls’ ages 8 to 16 years to introduce them to the possibilities available in a career in aviation. The day’s activities will take place in Nigeria at Muritala Muhammed Airport School Ikeja on Saturday, September 26, 2015. We intend to have as many girls as possible in attendance.
“We want our local girls to see that there are great careers available to them as pilots, dispatchers, air traffic controllers and dozens of other jobs within the aviation community,” says WAI Nigeria chapter.  “We will introduce the girls to role models and educate them in a fun and supportive atmosphere.
The Nigerian Chapter will join Women in Aviation, International chapters world-wide on September 26, 2015, for an outreach event to ensure the next generation of women in aviation. Chapters all over the world are putting on their own, unique programs. The program is free for participants and their chaperones. Women in Aviation Nigeria chapter just want to see girls interacting with positive role models and considering aviation as they make their college and career plans.
 
PLAN FOR THE DAY
Women  in Aviation Nigeria Chapter is planning it’s event in Nigeria starting  with two hour airport tour and internship from 9am to 11am. During  this  period children  will  be divided  into groups based  on their  area of interest ranging from tour of airport facilities, working with engineers  at aircraft hangers, sitting at the aircraft cockpit with pilots, receiving  talks at control tower, working  with the  airport management etc. After these activities the Nigerian  Chapter will  be hosting all registered  participants and aviation clubs in schools at Muritala Muhammed Airport School from 11am to 4pm showcasing role models in aviation with volunteers/experts  talking to the audience  on career paths  in aviation, exhibitions from  aviation  organisations and financial institutions, fun stories, drama and songs of aviation interest, aviation  games, refreshment and give aways
The registration is closed.