Girls in Aviation Day
This program covers this (these) Girl Scout Outcome(s):
Sense of Self – Girls have the confidence in themselves and their abilities, and form positive identities.
Challenge Seeking – Girls take appropriate risks, try things even though they may fail, and learn from their mistakes.
It’s that time of year again for Mobile’s 2nd Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) event, hosted by the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM) Chapter 23 and sponsored by Airbus. This year’s main event will take place at the Optimist Boys & Girls club down the road from Brookley - downtown airport, with tours at Airbus and Signature Flight Support FBO facility.
Girls in Aviation Day helps connect girls with women who are excited about STEM subjects & Aviation!! They will explore the countless opportunities for careers in the aviation industry by speaking with individuals from a variety of companies and backgrounds.
- STEM activities: Flight simulators, build a plane, electronic circuit scribe/circuit boards, and mechanic bracelet-using different tools.
- Career stations: Aircraft Mechanic, Air Force Pilot, Flight Doctor, etc…
- Tour Airbus and Signature Flight Support FBO
- Special Guest Speaker- Mrs. Linda Taylor-Bethea-Head of Manufacturing Engineering facility in Mobile, AL.
- Resource tables
Event registration for attendees and volunteers:
Cost: $15 for attendee and parent/adult- includes a healthy breakfast and lunch provided by 1031 Meals, gift bag, activities and door prizes.
**Parking will be at the AIDT location in Brookley, 1815 9th St. Shuttles will take everyone to the event due to restricted parking for handicap vehicles only. Shuttles start at 7:45 am
Questions? Email Kim Winner or call at 219-779-1298.