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WAI-ME First Biennial Conference in Kuwait

Under the patronage of Sheikh Nasser Mohammed Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, President of Directorate General of Civil Aviation – Kuwait and in gratitude to the organizers of Kuwait Aviation Show, our sponsors, our first Biennial Conference in Kuwait event took place - during which we have celebrated the achievement of Kuwaiti women in Aviation.

Dubai Airshow

Joining the biennial airshow again, our participation brings about exposure to a large variety of different aspects of aviation as we interact with people across engineering, military, and maintenance sectors, amongst many others.

Women, Icons of Tolerance

To celebrate Emirati Women’s Day, we distributed awards to Emirati women who hold positions in the aviation industry to support their contributions to the country and to the industry at large.

WAI-ME Annual Conference

The fourth Women in Aviation - Middle East General Assembly, which took place alongside the Airport Show in Dubai in May, was the biggest congress so far, including more than 750 attendees, 26 international speakers, 12 sponsor companies, and eight media partners.


Our team and members united in the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), the official representative of the business aviation industry in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

WAI-ME Annual Conference

In our largest assembly yet, the event served as a meeting place for international aviation leaders, female industry role models, and hundreds of college and university students looking to join the aviation industry.

Shaista visits Dubai

Shaist Waiz, first female certified civilian pilot from Afghanistan, and the youngest woman to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft stopped in Dubai to visit us on her journey.

Reunited at the Dubai Airport Show

In our second general assembly, members across the Middle East gathered to share their insights and to further investigate challenges that face they and posit solutions on how we can collectively progress towards a better future.


Under the guidance of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, we participated in a panel discussion centered on issues related to water conservation, saving natural resources, and building a sustainable environment.

Dubai Airport Show Debut

Our first annual assembly, held alongside the annual Dubai Airport show, allowed us to re-align our goals through the feedback we got through speaking with attendees in the show and further customize our platform to meet the needs of women in the local aviation scene.

AUH Aerospace Summit

In collaboration with IAWA, our members were invited to an exclusive lunch meeting during the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi.

WAI-ME First Board Meeting

As a small group, we united in establishing a Middle East chapter for Women in Aviation to spread our commitment and passion to women around us. We sought to spread the spark we felt towards our beloved sky.

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