Women in Aviation

Women in Aviation

As part of International Women's Day (IWD), ICAO TV introduces the Women in Aviation series. The series is a space for discussion on diversity, gender equality and the advancement of women in the aviation industry.

The launch of the series will take place on IWD 8 March 2021. Using the #IWD2021 and under the theme of “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world,” the series aims to steer discussions on recognizing and strengthening the role of women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women in Aviation
  • Interview with Suzanne Kearns

    Interview with Dr. Suzanne Kearns, Associate Professor of Aviation at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Suzanne Kearns shares concrete examples on how technology can help fill the diversity gap. She also discusses how a more sustainable aviation sector can be achieved amidst challenges created by t...

  • Interview with Niloofar Moradi

    Interview with Niloofar Moradi, Project Engineer at Pratt & Whitney Canada.
    Niloofar Moradi shares her inspiring experience as a women and STEM professional in the aviation sector, showing us that when you put your mind to something, anything is possible.

  • Interview with Stephanie Fiore

    Interview with Stephanie Fiore, undergraduate student in aerospace engineering at Concordia University. Stephanie Fiore shares how her passion for aviation has helped her overcome challenges in the industry.

  • Interview with Cristina Garcia-Duffy

    Interview with Dr. Cristina Garcia-Duffy, Head of Technology - Strategy & Integrations at Aerospace Technology Institute.

  • International Women's Day High-level Dialogue

    The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the aviation sector in unprecedented ways as travel came to a near standstill. The pandemic impacted all levels of society and life and will continue to do so for the next foreseeable future. Since the start of the crisis we have witnessed widening socioeconomi...

  • Initiatives Promoting a More Inclusive Aviation Sector

    A discussion with industry leaders about present initiatives that are creating and promoting a more inclusive aviation sector.

    #ChooseToChallenge
    #IWD2021

    Speakers:
    Joanne Wong, Joby Aviation
    Lahou Keita, Keitas Systems
    Prof. Suzanne Kearns, University of Waterloo
    Nancy Laramée, IVADO
    Lilia Jem...

  • Poppy Khoza from SACAA

    In this interview, Poppy Khoza, Director General of Civil Aviation, South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) speaks words of inspiration and determination for women in aviation. She discusses how men, leaders, and the overall aviation community can work towards equality and inclusion.

  • Hélène V. Gagnon from CAE

    Interview with Hélène V. Gagnon, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Global Communications, and Corporate Social Responsibility at CAE. In this interview, Ms. Gagnon discusses CAE's gender and environmental priorities, strategies to deal with gender imbalances in the workplace, pivoting during...