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2021 Trivia Night Fundraiser!

2021 Fundraiser – February 12-18, 2021

The 2021 fundraiser is scheduled for February 12-18, 2021 in a virtual format. Although we’ll miss the fun of getting together, the new format will provide several benefits:

First, the silent auction will run online by 32auctions for seven days, February 12th-18th. We’ll publish the site when it approaches […]

Congratulations 2020 Scholarship Winners!

It’s time to announce the winners of our 2020 scholarships!!

The winners are….

FLIGHT TRAINING – Delaney Johnson 

AVIATION BUSINESS – Sara Swartz

AVIATION MAINTENANCE – Sara Stanford

Congratulations everyone!

Thank you so much to everyone else that applied! It was a very tough decision to make since all of the applicants were outstanding candidates. Please try […]

December Chapter Meeting – Dec. 15th at 7pm

Just sending out a reminder to attend our Annual Holiday Party via Zoom on December 15th at 7pm! Check your email for the Zoom link or email chicagosleadingedge@gmail.com for more info!

Please tune in using the link below for a chance to win a prize for Best Holiday Cookie Design! To compete, have your cookies […]

November Chapter Meeting – Nov. 10 at 7pm

Our Annual Membership meeting will be held November 10th at 7pm via Zoom. Email chicagosleadingedge@gmail.com for login information. Hope to see you there!

2020 Scholarships Due November 10th!

The 2020 Scholarships are due November 10th!  Women in Aviation International is giving out over one hundred different scholarships.  See all the opportunities here:  https://www.wai.org/education/scholarships. 

Chicago’s Leading Edge is offering three $1500 awards; one for Tuition, Flight Training, and Maintenance.  All three applications are attached as well as our Membership application, which is required.  You may […]

October Chapter Meeting – Oct. 6 at 7pm

We will be holding our annual Scholarship and Resume workshop virtually this year! We will use Zoom and you can submit your resume ahead of time for live feedback. Chicago’s Leading Edge is proud to be awarding three $1500 scholarships this year; one for flight training, one for maintenance training, and a third for […]

Girls in Aviation Day – September 26th

Countdown to Sixth Annual Girls in Aviation Day!The worldwide virtual Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) is set for Saturday, September 26, 2020, through a new Aviation for Girls App, sponsored by the U.S. Air Force. This unique WAI program is designed to educate girls 8-17 years of age while introducing them to the many career choices […]

Accepting Officer Nominations

Chicago’s Leading Edge is now accepting officer nominations for the positions of Vice President and Secretary. Each position includes a two year term and new officers will receive training from the outgoing VP and Secretary.  If you would like to nominate yourself, please respond to this email and tell us which position you’d like […]

July 2020 Updates

“In these difficult times, we hope all our members are faring well. If your career feels on hold, we want to suggest that you use this time to polish your resume and increase your competitive edge for when opportunities arise again. Chicago’s Leading Edge will soon be announcing $4500 in scholarships and Women in […]

Calendar of Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, events for May, June and July have been canceled. We’ll keep you updated on the status of fall events when we can. Thank you all for your continued support! If you have news for the Chapter newsletter, please email chicagosleadingedge@gmail.com