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June Chapter Meeting – June 27th

We have a very unique opportunity to tour the 2018 World’s Busiest Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport on June 27th. Thanks to a CLE member and the Chicago Department of Aviation, we have a chance to check out the newest runway construction project going on Runway 9C-27C along with other updates going on at O’Hare!! […]

May Chapter Meeting – Wednesday, May 29th

Please join us on May 29 at 11:00am for a tour of the United Airlines Network Operations Center (NOC) located in the Willis Tower. This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse inside the “mission control” of one of the world’s largest airlines. We will meet in the Willis Tower lobby on the Franklin […]

Chicago’s Leading Edge Chapter Voted Best Logo!

Chicago’s Leading Edge has won the logo contest at the 2019 WAI Conference in Long Beach! Thanks to Howard Pae, Beth Rehm, Kelly Jeffries, Pat Tiner and Pam Brophy for their efforts to give our logo visibility at the WAI conference! The prize is a free-standing banner for our chapter!

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April – Outreach Volunteer Month

April is “Outreach Volunteer Month” here at Chicago’s Leading Edge Chapter of Women in Aviation! We have several opportunities for anyone that is interested in giving back.

April 13th – STEM-a-Palooza East Aurora school district. April 14th – Paper airplane invitational at Hamilton Elementary. April 25th – “What It’s Like To Be: Pilot w/ Women […]

AeroSTEM Expo – March 30th

The AeroSTEM Expo is a FREE event that introduces inner-city youth to the aviation and aerospace fields and mentors career aspirations that may ultimately lead to well-paying, satisfying careers in flight and aerospace. Participants will interact with flight simulators, mini-drones, and robots. Additionally, industry professionals will provide one-on-one mentoring opportunities.

AeroSTEM will take place on […]

March Chapter Meeting – WAI Conference

Join WAI members and friends as we celebrate the 30th Annual Women in Aviation International Conference! You won’t want to miss the keynote speakers, educational sessions, exhibit hall, scholarship awards, and good times with individuals from all areas of aviation. There’s no better place to be inspired, share your enthusiasm, and connect with others who […]

February Chapter Meeting – February 21st at 7pm

Come one, come all to the Chicago’s Leading Edge Annual Fundraiser!!! There’s Food! There’s Booze!! There’s a Silent Auction!! There’s Trivia!! There are CASH PRIZES!!! Everything is tax deductible!! This event has it ALL!!! Bring your friends!!!

Entry fee is $10 at the door ($5 for students with a student ID). We accept cash, […]

January Chapter Meeting – Friday, January 25th

We hope you all have enjoyed a safe and wonderful Holiday season!

The Chicago 99s will be holding their annual Aviation Expo on January 26, 2019 at the Holiday Inn, Itasca. Chicago’s Leading Edge’s first event of the year will be co-hosting an evening of networking and fun at the Holiday Inn, Itasca, the night […]

December Chapter Meeting – Monday, December 3rd

We will have our annual Holiday party at Pilot Pete’s in Schaumburg on December 3rd, 6pm. Scholarship winners will be announced and it is a great time to just have some fun together!

The meal choices are Pot Roast Stroganoff and Grilled Vegetable Pasta for $24.00 per person with a cash bar. Please RSVP […]

November Chapter Meeting – Thursday, Nov. 15th at 6pm

Please join us for our annual membership meeting on November 15th at 6pm at Palmer Place in downtown La Grange. This is a great meeting to attend because we’ll be introducing our new officers… it’s a perfect excuse for everyone to get together for dinner and drinks

If you plan on attending, please respond […]