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Join ATP Flight School at the 2020 Women in Aviation Conference

Orlando, FL — March 3, 2020

The 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference will be held from Thursday, March 5th through Saturday, March 7th, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Stop by and visit us at booth #322

ATP instructors will be on hand to answer your questions on what to expect during training and provide details on the types of professional flight training programs ATP has to offer. We look forward to seeing you there!

ATP Alumni —

Visit us at booth #322 and pick-up free ATP apparel.

Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries.

More than 4,000 individuals are expected to attend this year's conference. The conference offers dozens of educational sessions as well as professional development seminars and news making keynote speakers provide insights about the issues of the day facing the aviation industry.

Our keynote speakers will inspire you to achieve your dreams and goals. Exhibitors and presenters will introduce you to the latest innovations and career opportunities in the aviation and aerospace industry…

Peggy Chabrian, Ed.D

WAI President and CEO

You won't want to miss the keynote speakers, education sessions, exhibit hall, scholarship awards, and good times with individuals from all areas of aviation. There's no better place to be inspired, share your enthusiasm, and connect with others who share your passion for the aviation industry.

Know a young aspiring aviator? Girls in Aviation Day Orlando

Saturday, March 7th from 9am to 3pm

Girls in Aviation Day Orlando will be held on Saturday, March 7th from 9am to 3pm. Girls from ages 8 to 17 will be introduced to the career possibilities and amazing lifestyle aviation and aerospace present. Through a host of hands-on activities, speakers, games and more, girls are immersed in all that aviation has to offer.

2020 WAI Conference Highlights:

Keynote Speaker: Barbara Barrett, Secretary of the U.S. Air Force

Barbara M. Barrett is the 25th Secretary of the Air Force and leads the affairs of the Department of the Air Force, comprising the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Space Force. She is responsible for organizing, training, equipping, and providing for the welfare of 685,000 active duty, Guard, Reserve, and civilian Airmen, and their families.

Keynote Speaker: Col. Eileen Collins, NASA Astronaut

Col. Eileen Collins was selected by NASA as an astronaut in 1990. In February 1995, she was the first female to pilot a shuttle mission. At the time of her induction, Eileen had logged more than 4,000 hours in 30 different types of aircraft. She was the first female pilot commander of a Space Shuttle, who retired on May 1, 2006, to pursue private interests, including service as a board member of USAA. Eileen was inducted into the WAI Pioneer Hall of Fame in 1995.

Minute Mentoring® — Sponsored by: Walmart Aviation

Students and young professionals are hungry for advice from women who want to offer guidance and suggestions by sharing their experiences. Minute Mentoring® brings the two groups together in an efficient and effective program. This fast-paced session, similar to speed dating, matches professional leaders who want to share their life experiences with future female stars.

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ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Addressing the pilot shortage, airlines attract new pilots to the industry with ATP's Tuition Reimbursement Program, where airlines sponsor a portion of pilots' flight training loan repayment. ATP also provides type-rating and ATP CTP certification. ATP's 397 aircraft fly over 20,900 hours each month to provide over 8,951 FAA pilot certificates and ratings each year. As America's largest flight school, ATP is the leading supplier of professionally trained pilots to the nation's regional airlines.

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