Wed, 18 May|
CAAM: Women in Advanced Air Mobility 2022
What would happen if we build the future of Advanced Air Mobility with inclusivity and diversity in mind? Flight Crowd is proud to support the second edition of the CAAM: Women in AAM dialogue between the industry leads on how we can empower and encourage women into enter the AAM workforce.
Time & Location
18 May 2022, 09:00 – 10:30
About the Event
Iskwew Air, Diversity Institute (Toronto Metropolitan University) and the Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium in collaboration with 8 other organizations including Flight Crowd, are hosting an online conversation around how the future of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) must be diverse, equitable and inclusive.
Numerous studies have shown that the more diverse a workforce is, the more prosperous it is. The current aerospace and aviation industries have worked hard to create greater equity and diversity over the past decade, with a variety of challenges limiting their efforts. This event, as one part of an annual three-part series including LGBTQ+ and Indigenous peoples, strives to move this conversation forward as we build this new industry together. Given the lessons learned from aviation, we can build equity and diversity into the foundation of the new Advanced Air Mobility industry, creating a more profitable, sustainable and equitable industry.
This event started off with a keynote fireside chat, followed by panel conversations on important topics hosted by industry leaders who believe in this work. Our Community Outreach Coordinator, Marsha Ilina was proud to contribute to the discussion.
Some of the topics that were covered include:
- What are the challenges that have traditionally kept women from being in leadership roles in aviation?
- How can we empower and encourage women into entering the AAM workforce of tomorrow?
- What progress have we seen on this front to date? And what limitations?
- Why does AAM need more women as part of the industry?