Inspiring young women to reach for their dreams in
aviation is again the mission of EAA’s fourth annual Women Soar, You Soar
event July 28-29 at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh.
Registrations are now being accepted for this
program, open to young women entering grades nine through 12 in fall 2008.
Through the event’s introduction of aviation-based careers and a women-mentor
network, the program encourages and supports these women to consider a career
in aviation. During the first three years of the program, hundreds of teenage
girls have benefited from the experiences and guidance of women actively
involved in the world of flight.
This year, Women Soar, You Soar will host 150
girls in a variety of activities, including flight simulation, workshops, wing
rib assembly, and mentor sessions.
Applications will be accepted through June 30,
2008, and are available online at www.airventure.org/WomenSoar/.
The cost is $50, which includes lodging at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh,
meals and admission to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, “The World’s Greatest
Aviation Celebration.” Registration scholarships are also available for young
women meeting financial need requirements.
Space in the program is limited. Additional
information can be obtained online or by calling the EAA Development Office at