1st May 2019

Women In Aviation Middle East General Assembly

Supporting the Middle East's Vision to
Empower Women in the Aviation Workforce

Women In Aviation

The Event

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group and supported by Women In Aviation (Middle East Chapter), the Women in Aviation General Assembly is the annual meeting place for international aviation leaders, female industry role models and hundreds of college and university students looking to join the aviation industry.

As a young and rapidly growing aviation economy, the Middle East is committed to ensuring equal opportunities are provided to women in the sector. The Women in Aviation General Assembly plays a powerful role in bringing the industry together to discuss the challenges and how to overcome them. Featuring a stellar line-up of inspiring speakers, the conference is supported by leading global aviation companies keen to highlight their commitment to improving diversity in the aviation industry.

Key Speakers (2018)

H.E. Jameela Bint Salem Al Muhairi

Cabinet Member and Minister, State for Public Education UAE, Ministry of Education

Maria Wall Petrini

CEO, LFV Aviation Consulting AB

Laila Ali Saif Bin Hareb Al Muhairi

Assistant Director General Aviation Strategies and International Affairs, General Civil Aviation Authority

Sonja Strand

Vice President and General Manager, Honeywell

Bernie Dunn

Vice President, Boeing International and President, Boeing Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, Boeing

Farid Al Bastaki

Director ENOC Aviation, Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC) LLC

Alia Al Ameri

Head of Corporate Development, UAE Space Agency

Flora Kumama Wakolo

Chief Air Traffic Control Officer, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority






Be part of Women in Aviation

Women In Aviation is an invaluable
opportunity to:

  • Position your company as a leader amongst global CSR brands
  • Highlight your support for this important global initiative
  • Align your brand with the top global aerospace and aviation companies
  • Promote your company as a top employer embracing diversity
  • Support a key regional government and community initiative.

We are pleased to invite you to join leading global companies sponsoring this important initiative. Giving you excellent CSR visibility and branding benefits, sponsorship will also provide you with a unique opportunity to position your business as a global supporter of empowering women, changing the perception of job opportunities for women across the sector and creating a local workforce that will lead future aviation growth.

For sponsorship and programme information, please contact Daksha Patel, Event Director at daksha@nicheideas.net or +971 56 6907668