Women in Aviation
Past Events Hosted
(2013 – 2018)
January 2018: WAI-CLE Annual Meeting
February 2018: Chapter Social
March 2018: Kent State Mock Interviews
April 2018: Chapter Social
June 2018: Pancake Breakfast at Chili’s
June 2018: Chapter Social
July 2018: Chapter Business Meeting
August 2018: Astronomy Night
October 2018: Girls in Aviation Day
October 2018: Chapter Social
January 2017: WAI-CLE Annual Meeting
February 2017: WAI-CLE Social
April 2017: WAI-CLE Social
September 2017 : Cleveland Airshow
October 2017: Chapter Social
January 2016; WAI-CLE Annual Meeting
February 2016: WAI-CLE Social
April 2016: WAI-CLE Social
May 2016: Discover Aviation Day
June 2016: WAI-CLE Social
August 2016: WAI-CLE Social
September 2016: Cleveland National Airshow
October 20, 2016: Tower Tour and KSU Mock Interviews
December 3, 2016: Christmas Pancake Breakfast
January 2015: WAI-CLE Annual Meeting
January 2015: Matthew Mishak presented on, The Future of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Northern Ohio
The AIAA Northern Ohio Section / ASME Cleveland Section / Women in Aviation Cleveland Chapter / Ohio Aerospace Institute presented Matthew Mishak in a distinguished lecture on, The Future of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Northern Ohio
February 7, 2015: CVCC STEM Event
Treasurer ChaiYuet and member Michelle attending the WAI-CLE Booth at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics event.
February 19, 2015: Bi-Monthly Social
The WAI-CLE Social was a success. This bi-monthly event is always popular with our members as it calls for a causal setting to meet each other on a more personal level.
April 2015: WAI-CLE Social
May 2015: Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Ruben Del Rosario
The AIAA Northern Ohio Section / ASME Cleveland Section / Women in Aviation Cleveland Chapter / Ohio Aerospace Institute Presents: Green Propulsion Technologies for Advanced Air Transports by Dr. Rubén Del Rosario in our Distinguished Lecture Series.
May 2015: Discover Aviation Day
Women in Aviation, Cleveland Chapter and Discover Aviation Center teamed up to present the Kids Activities at the Discover Aviation Days.
To view all Photos from the Discover Aviation Day 2015 please use the following hyperlink: PHOTOS
June 2015: WAI-CLE Social with Discover Aviation Center
Members and friends enjoying a cookout under the wing of a Cessna 172 for the WAI-CLE Social. We teamed up with Discover Aviation Center to enjoy the hangar and new friends.
August 2015: Airline Interview Study Sessions
August 2015: Bi-Annual Social Event
September 2015: Cleveland National Airshow
WAI-CLE teamed up with the International Women’s Air & Museum to create “Kiddie Koncourse” at the 2015 Cleveland National Air Show. More than thirty volunteers helped facilitate kid’s activities during the three day show. Activities ranged from making candy airplanes out of life savers, gum, and smarties, “Dress like a Pilot” booth, creating super hero masks, a paper airplane competition, coloring corner and a plinko game! WAI – CLE was proud to announce we will be giving away our first scholarship. A local student will receive $500 towards their aviation studies to be announces at the end of the fall. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped inspire future aviators!
To view all the photos from the Cleveland National Airshow 2015 please use the following hyperlink: PHOTOS.
October 2015: Bi-Monthly Social
October 2015: Distinguished Lecture
Connie Luhta, President of the International Women’s Air & Space Museum gave a presentation on the history of IWASM.
December 2015: Christmas Pancake Breakfast
WAI-CLE partnered with Discover Aviation Center, and MRK Aviation for a pancake breakfast and Santa Fly-In.
February 2014: STEM Event at CVCC
Officers, Michelle, Leah & ChaiYuet volunteering at the WAI-CLE booth.
February 8, 2014: Annual Chapter Meeting
Some of our male WAI-CLE supporters enjoying the Annual Meeting.
February 2014: WAI-CLE Social Meeting
March 2014: Women in Aviation International Annual Conference
Officers, Michelle, Leah, & Catrina, enjoying the WAI Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
March 2014 IWASM Meet and Greet with Astronaut Dr. Karen Nyberg
The WAI-CLE Officers meeting Astronaut Dr. Karen Nyberg.
April 2014: Cleveland State University’s WOW! That’s Engineering!
Officers, ChaiYuet and Leah, volunteering at WOW! That’s Engineering, an event which is designed to introduce girls to STEM fields.
April 2014: IWASM Family Day Volunteers
We were happy to be volunteers during the Annual IWASM Family Day. Officers, Catrina & Michelle pose with mascot Paulett the Pilot.
April 2014: WAI-CLE Social Meeting
May 2014: Discover Aviation Days Booth
MaryKay, with Officers, ChaiYuet, and Lori Volunteering at the WAI-CLE booth.
June 2014: Bi-Monthly Social Meeting
August 2014: Bi-Monthly Social Meeting
August 30-September 1, 2014: Kiddie Koncourse
WAI-CLE and IWASM jointly presented the Kiddie Koncourse at the Cleveland National Airshow.
September 2014: Distinguished Lecture with Kendra St Charles
Women in Aviation, Cleveland Chapter and the Ohio Aerospace Institute presented, Kendra St. Charles, survivor of USAir Flight 405 that crashed shortly after takeoff from New York’s LaGuardia Airport on March 22, 1992. As she shares her experience and her subsequent work to improve airline safety.
October 2014: Bi-Monthly Social
December 2014: WAI-CLE Christmas Party
WAI-CLE Christmas Party hosted by Aitheras Aviation Group.
March 2013: Our First Chapter Meeting
March 2013: Women in Aviation International Annual Conference
Officers, Leah & Cartina, enjoying the Annual WAI Conference in Nashville, TN.
April 2013: Job Shadow Day with Key Bank Aviation Department
VP Catrina, hosted a Job Shadow day at Key Bank Aviation Hangar.
April 2013: Monthly Meeting at International Women’s Air and Space Museum
We voted in our officers and talked about upcoming events
April 2013: Career Fair for Parma City Schools
Volunteers at the WAI-CLE Booth.
May 2013: Girl Scout Tour at Medina Airport (1G5)
Outreach Chair Michelle, giving an airport tour to local Girl Scouts.
May 2013: Discover Aviation Days
Officers, Lori &Leah, with Member Vicki at the WAI-CLE Booth.
May 2013: Our first of many Social Meeting’s
May 2013: Astronomy Night at Lorain County Airport with Suzie Dills
June 2013: Bower Center Dedication at Portage County Airport
June 2013: Monthly Meeting at International Women’s Air and Space Museum
July 2013: Social Meeting at the 100th Bomb Group
August 2013: Movie Night at Discover Aviation Center
Officers Leah & Catrina, arriving to Movie Night in style in a 1946 Ercoup.
September 2013: Social Meeting at the 100th Bomb Group
September 2013: Wings and Wheels at the Medina Airport
Officer Michelle & proud WAI-CLE members ran the booth at the Annual Wings and Wheels, Medina Airport.
November 2013: Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Judith Van Zante presented a lecture on Aircraft Icing
November 2013: Mock Interviews with Kent State WAI Chapter
Members and Friends of WAI-CLE teamed up with members of the Kent State Women in Aviation Collegiate Chapter to perform Mock Interviews. The night was a great success. Thank you to all who participated.
November 2013: Social Meeting at the 100th Bomb Group Restaurant