The Women of NASA (WON) Langley Reseach Center (LaRC) website!
The WON LaRC website showcases diversified, professional (civil service)
women from NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) many of which support
NASA outreach programs such as the LaRC Federal Women's Program
Committee, the LaRC Speakers Bureau, the HEP@NASA LaRC program, and
LaRC Diversity Awareness Committee.
Read the WON profiles of the diverse women working at our NASA center
and some of the reviews from their student/teacher/parent visitors. Don't
forget to frequently visit this page to read about the latest participants
since this list of profiles is sure to grow! http://oeop.larc.nasa.gov/fwp/won/
|These websites are in line with the mission of GWW...
Whirly Girls are a diverse group of women spread throughout the world with
one glorious thing in common – they hold licenses to fly helicopters. The
Whirly-Girls organization is a non-profit, educational and charitable
organization dedicated to advancing women in helicopter aviation through
the industry’s largest pool of annual scholarships while providing women
helicopter pilots a forum for the exchange of information and opportunities.
|...for the grown-up sites that support GWW see VIP links
|SPACE CAMP uses space as a
platform to excite and educate
children ages 9 through 18, in
the fields of math, science and
technology with programs from
3-13 days, during which
teamwork, self-confidence and
communication will be achieved
rocket-building and robotics.
During World War II, a select group of young women pilots became Pilots,
WASP, the first women in history trained to fly American military Pilots,
WASP, the first women in history trained to fly American military aircraft.
In memory of those we have lost and in honor of those we still cherish...
WELCOME TO WASP on the WEB, a site dedicated to sharing the history of
the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II, and shining a light on
the inspirational stories of their lives before, during and after WWII.
Careers in Aviation advances aerospace education and employment by
fostering scholarships, by connecting students with available assistance,
government agencies, and the educational community to work together
effectively supporting aviation and space career development programs.
PlaneMercantile Aviation Gifts specializes in unique items
for the aviation enthusiast - gifts for women and men who
love to fly. Earhart and Lindbergh are well-represented
on the site as well as many aviatrices, stunt pilots, and
other aviation greats. Although we have a comprehensive
selection of aviation gifts, we will do our best to locate an
item for you if we do not have it.
YAA's mission is to introduce girls and boys to the exciting
world of aviation, unraveling the wonder and mystery of
flight, in a high-quality, engaging, half day, educational
program, which is held twice a year at the Ohio State
University Airport . YAA is expanding and also offers a
program in Cincinnati, Ohio.
|We use aviation to entertain and educate girls
about their limitless opportunities for personal growth.
YAA uses real aircraft in a fast paced, hands-on format designed to be
interesting, fun and educational. They also have downloadable materials
available that other organizations may incorporate into their educational
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list of own application deadline. Amounts may vary
from year to year. Some awards may not be given
every year. Contact the issuer for application or
more info. The scholarships listed on this site are
mostly one time awards of $250-$3,000 to help
defray the cost of flight training for a pilot certificate
|Learn a little 'bout life on the
road as a pilot!
Filmed in hangars and homes, at
restaurants and on ramps, A Pilot's Story
pilots themselves. What it means to fly
pilots themselves. What it means to fly
an airplane all alone for the first time.
What it means to fly an airplane for the
complete stranger but for the shared experience of flying.
The Young Eagles was launched in 1992 to give young
people ages 8 - 17 an opportunity to go flying in a
general aviation airplane. These flights are offered free of
charge and are made possible through the generosity of
EAA member volunteers.
AcademyWomen was founded in
2003 as a nonprofit organization
dedicated to supporting the
professional and personal growth
of women from the nation’s
officer development programs.
AcademyWomen believes that mentoring is a fundamental, irreplaceable
factor in helping individuals develop exceptional skills, character and
leadership capabilities. This perspective has led us to develop our
eMentor Leadership Program, a cutting-edge mentoring program where
experienced active duty and veteran women leaders.
|Fun stuff for aviators
and people who love
We are a member of the National Coalition for
Aviation Education The National Coalition for
Aviation Education represents government,
industry, and labor; united to promote aviation
education activities and resources; increase public
understanding of aviation; and support
educational initiatives at the local, state, and
The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo focuses on Light
Sport Aircraft and the Sport Pilot certificate -
with a special emphasis on encouraging the
participation of more women and girls.
Exhibitors from nearly forty states and several
foreign countries will show aircraft and related
items. Aircraft include Power Parachutes, Trikes,
AutoGyros and standard aircraft, and will
include both float planes and amphibians.
is a one-of-a-kind cultural resource at
Schenectady County Airport in Glenville,
NY, at the site of the former General
Electric Flight Test Center. Dedicated to
interpreting aviation, particularly as related to New York State, the Museum
offers visitors a variety of enjoyable and educational experiences, including
interpretive exhibits, a spectacular collection of restored aircraft, the state's
largest aviation library, as well as education programs.
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