AWAM GULF COAST CHAPTER 22 WELCOMES YOU
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AWAM GULF COAST 22 AT A GLANCE
This local chapter was established in 2016 by benefactors in Mobile Alabama who want to facilitate Women in the Aviation Maintenance Industry. We are seeking new Members, Corporate Sponsors and Donors to support our cause.
Reach out to our communities engaging and promoting discussions about workplace diversity within the Gulf Coast Aviation Community including counties in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi.
Network with other professionals within the International Aviation Industry to help establish a strong, diverse workforce in the Gulf Coast Region.
Educate/Mentor the next generation of aviation workers on the different careers available, primarily focusing on aircraft maintenance and manufacturing.
WHO WE ARE
We are an all-volunteer non-profit 501c3 organization consisting of actively working and retired maintenance technicians, engineers, pilots, air traffic controllers, airport managers, flight attendants, dispatchers, business owners, educators, high school and university students, those with an interest in aviation and diversity.
AWAM Gulf Coast is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Non-Profit is aimed at providing access to the many facets of the aviation industry. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.
Amelia Earhart Luncheon
Southern Museum of Flight
Krystie Dunn from AWAM Chapter 22 and an Executive Assistant from Airbus US Manufacturing Facility Mobile Alabama was the guest speaker. She captivated the audience with the growth potential of Airbus in Mobile AL while explaining to the Birmingham STEM Students the impact this can have on their lives if they chose to work in the Aviation Industry. She highlighted the keys to success by finding mentors while discussing the many networking opportunities. Proceeds from the luncheon goes to the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum…
2018 Girls in Aviation Day held October 13, 2018
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we partner with Women In Aviation International to sponsor the annual Girls in Aviation Day. Our first event in 2017 included just over 50 youths from ages 8 through 16. It was a full day of fun interactive educational activities invoking awareness of potential careers in the field of aviation. 2018 included 73 Girls with 42 Adults and was a great success, we added cloud making to our S.T.E.M. activities this year.
Contributors included: Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility, Signature Flight Support, 1031 Catering, Mobile Airport Authority, Continental Motors, Drury Inn Hotel, Pratt & Whitney, Boys and Girls Club of South Alabama, Delta State University, MH3 Printing, Bill Ross, Warbirds East Inc, Civil Air Patrol, Emerald Coast Chapter of 99's, and AWAM
Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this.
REINFORCING OUR COMMITMENT
Establishing Educational Scholarships
With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. AWAM Gulf Coast Chapter is proud that several of our local Contributors also sponsor Scholarships. Airbus sponsors an annual $5,000 Educational Scholarship and Continental sponsors two annual $1900 Advanced Training Scholarships. We welcome any individual or corporation to become involved. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today. Click on the buttons below to view this year's offerings.
HELPING THE COMMUNITY
"No Limits" in Aviation Program
Fostering young females into aviation from the Boys & Girls Club, the start of a 6-month program Terry Carbonell created. This is such a great opportunity for the girls in our community! Again thank you, everyone, for making this event happen!
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at Brookley Airport.
Call our AWAM Chapter 22 President, Kim Winner for further information regarding planned activities, opportunities for volunteering, or to discuss other ways in which you can become involved.
Telephone: (251) 779-1298