The 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.