2019
Spring Gala


Friday, May 17, 2019
6:00 - 9:00 pm

at The Thursday Club
in Point Loma, San Diego


Benefiting Women in Aviation
San Diego Chapter's Girls in Aviation Day


For WAI San Diego’s GIAD19, we will sponsor up to 200 girls for an overnight, aviation-themed  adventure onboard the USS Midway.

PLANNED EVENTS FOR 2019:

May 17: Spring Gala, The Thursday Club at Pt Loma

August 3: Chapter Meeting with Guest Speaker Kay Sundaram, AOPA Ambassador

August 27: Airport Manager Career Panel (Kim Becker from San Diego Int'l, Meadow Chase from Ramona & Fallbrook,

     and Cathe Johnson & Paris Krula from Gillespie Field)

September 27-29: Miramar Air Show

October 5: Girls in Aviation Day

October 5: Ramona Air Fair & Fly-in


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PAST EVENTS in 2019:


February: Chapter Meeting with Guest Speaker Robin Kardon, retired pilot and author of the novel "Flygirl"

March: 30th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, Long Beach, CA

April 18: Chapter Meeting - Mentor Program
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PAST EVENTS in 2018:


January: Chapter Social @ The 94th Aero Squadron at KMYF

February: Chapter meeting with Guest Speaker Brandon Gonzales @ The Landings & KCRQ Tower Tour

March: Chapter meeting with Guest Speaker Alan Cutsinger, Wings Of Freedom Tour Presentation @ Miramar College

April: Wings of Freedom Tour at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad

May: WAISD Celebrates Memorial Day aboard the USS Midway

June: Tour of Southern California TRACON (SCT) with Angel Flight West

June: Brunch at the Landings at Carlsbad

​July: Happy hour at The 94th Aero Squadron

​August: Paint Nite at Westroot Tavern

September: Dinner at Casa Machado at KMYF

​September: Women in STEM Networking Event

​September: MCAS Miramar Air Show

​October: Ramona Air Fair & Fly-In

October: Girls in Aviation Day at San Diego International Airport

December: End-of-the-Year Event at the San Diego Air & Space Museum Annex


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Join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year!