Turkish efforts on the Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) week

...intersted in the Turkish efforts on the Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) week to raise awareness of aviation opportunities available to girls of all ages while celebrating the accomplishments of past and present women of aviation..?

Please visit "Can'ca "Dünya Havacı Kadınlar Haftası - WOAW Week" facbook page at
https://www.facebook.com/DunyaHavaciKadinlarHaftasi/
for news and annoucnement in Turkish...

If you want to know more about WOAW week, please visit www.womenofaviationweek.org in 4 languages...
  • Can EREL
    What about your efforts / events for the Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) week this year?  
    ...share how you raise awareness of aviation opportunities available to girls of all ages in your country...
  • Betul Yucel
    Hello, I would like to congratulate your efforts for raising awareness of gender equality in aviation sector. I am one of this year's champions, I would be glad to contribute if you need any support. 
  • Sibel Unal
    Hi Can, this is a great effort, thank you for sharing with us! We know that women could be very very succesful in aviation industry, the greatest example is Sabiha Gokcen who was Turkey's first woman pilot and world's first femaile combat pilot.
    • Sibel Unal
      Thank you very much for correcting me, I did not know Bedriye Tahir Gokmen! :)
    • Can EREL
      Thank you Sibel... 

      Please be informed that Ms. Bedriye Tahir Gökmen was the first female pilot in 1933...
      ... while Ms. Belkıs Şevket the first Turkish woman to fly with an aeroplane and a pioneer Turkish aviatrix in 1913 and Ms. Sabiha Gokcen was one of the traiblazer fighter pilots in the world in 1936. 


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      Referenece(s):

      (1) Can EREL - Conference; "Turkish Women in the Development Process of the Turkish National Aviation", 2013.

      (2) Can EREL - Book: "Can'ca Those Leaving a Mark on the Development of Industry in Turkey"; ISBN 978-605-125-753-2, Turkish / March 2014, Istanbul - Turkey.
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