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during the 23rd Annual
International Women in
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2 President’s Message
6 WAI Chapter News
10 WAI Members in the News
11 Corporate Member Profile
12 Professional Development
14 Sources & Resources
36 The ToolS FoR SChoolS
by Jacque Boyd Ph.D.
38 MeDiCal FaCTS
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40 peRSonal DevelopMenT
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42 The Juggling aCT
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44 FinanCial TiMe S
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16 New Membership Drive
46 Careers & Classifieds
47 Advertisers Index
A highlight of this year’s International Women
in Aviation Conference was the “Bring Your
Daughter to the Conference” Day, Saturday,
March 10. More than 150 participated in a fun
day of activities and education for girls 10-17.
Photo by John Slemp.
48 In Our Own Words
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