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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

April is Volunteer Month!

Happy Monday Everyone!

April is National Volunteer Month and Chicago’s Leading Edge has some great volunteer opportunities! We are looking for help with the following events. If something piques your interest, please let us know! Volunteering is a great way give back to the aviation community and a fun way to represent Chicago’s Leading Edge!

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Annual Trivia Fundraiser – Thursday, Feb. 20th

Annual Fundraiser February 20, 2020

The 2020 fundraiser is scheduled for February 20, 2020 at Fitz’s Spare Key’s in Elmhurst. We’ll have a great trivia night with tons of silent auction items! There are also many food and drink specials! There is a $10 cover charge at the door and donations are welcome.

All proceeds from the event […]

January Chapter Meeting – January 24th at 6:30PM

Our next meeting is a social event with the Chicago 99’s. Please join us for dinner and drinks next week. Details and flyer below.

Jan 24th at 6:30pm

Fox & Turtle, Itasca Country Club

No RSVP required.

See you there!

January Updates

Happy New Year everyone! And Happy Friday!!

2020 kicks off with a few exciting events brought to you by 99’s Aviation Expo and the Career Symposium from Great Lakes WAI chapter!

The 99’s Aviation Expo will be held in Itasca Holiday Inn on Saturday, January 25th There will be a social meeting and dinner at […]