Limited seats available for Women in Aviation General Assembly, 15th May 2017, Dubai

Event Airport Show 2020
Organiser Reed Exhibitions FZ LLC
Event Date 07.12.2020
Press Release Date 11.04.2017

Over 200 attendees from the region’s leading airlines, airports and universities will be participating at the 2nd Women in Aviation General Assembly on 15th May 2017, aimed at promoting a higher participation of women across the Middle East’s robust aviation sector.

Held alongside the Airport Show, the world’s largest annual airport exhibition, the event will connect government and private sector companies keen on hiring women with aspiring professionals in the aviation sector.

Eminent international women leaders from the aviation industry and private sector will be speaking at the event, including:

  • H.E. Laila Ali Saif Bin Hareb Al Muhairi, Assistant Director General, General Civil Aviation Authority
  • Alia al Twal, First Officer, Royal Jordanian Airlines and Governor of the Arabian Section of 99’s
  • Fatma Al Sahlawi Al Ali, Head of HR, Etihad Airways Engineering
  • Hessa Al Ghurair, Chief HR Officer, Commercial Bank International
  • Amna Al Mansouri, Chief HR and Corporate Support Officer, Royal Jet
  • Bongiwe Pityi, General Manager, O.R Tambo International Airport, South Africa
  • Maria Wall Petrini, CEO, LFV Aviation Consulting AB
  • Captain Sharifah Czarena Surainy Syed Hashim, Pilot, Royal Brunei Airlines
  • Sizakele Mzimela, CEO and Co-Founder, Fly Blue Crane
  • Suaad Al Shamsi, First UAE Aircraft Engineer & Member Board of Directors, Women In Aviation International, Middle East Chapter
  • Mervat Sultan, President, Women In Aviation, Middle East Chapter

Key sessions to be discussed at the event include:

  • Arab Women In Aviation – Breaking down the barriers
  • Aviation Careers – Planning your future in one of the most diverse and dynamic industries
  • Inspirational Stories – The view from the top
  • Next Generation – Preparing the aviation leaders of tomorrow

The Arab Women In Aviation General Assembly is an invitation only event. Limited seats are reserved for female aviation professionals and students. For more information on the programme or to reserve a seat, please contact DAKSHA PATEL on +971 56 6907668.

View the programme here

We look forward to seeing you at the Women In Aviation General Assembly in Dubai on 15th May.

If you would like to attend Airport Show on 15-17 May 2017, you can register for free entry here


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