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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity, Inclusion, and acceptance are prime objectives for AIAA

Now is the time to shape the future of the aerospace industry by utilizing and optimizing the contributions of the entire workforce. AIAA created the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group (DWG) with the aim to encourage participation and collaboration across all genders, ethnicities and races to enhance our representation of the entire industry.

  •  Diversity Working Group

    Meet the DWG members 

    Join the DWG

    Requests to join the DWG will be accepted 1 February - 1 April 2023 for terms beginning May 2023.

  •  Diversity Scholars Program

    The AIAA Diversity Scholars Program provides opportunities for underrepresented university students pursuing a degree in aerospace to attend an AIAA forum.
    Learn More

  •  AIAA Mary W. Jackson Diversity and Inclusion Award 

    This award recognizes an individual or group within AIAA who has devoted time and effort and made significant contributions to the advancement of diversity and inclusion within the Institute. It also seeks to raise awareness on the value of a diverse membership and inclusive environment, and of important and challenging issues pertaining to diversity and inclusion in the aerospace workforce at large. This award also seeks to bring champions of diversity and inclusion at AIAA to the attention of its members as inspirational figures and enablers of opportunities for successful careers in aerospace. Lastly, this award seeks to inspire other members to engage in activities that will promote the Institute’s diversity and inclusion.

    Open for Nominations 1 February 2023 – 1 July 2023 | Application 

    Past Award Winners 

Upcoming Events
  • Resume-Webinar-thumbnail Resume Writing Webinar

    16 September 2022 1500 - 1600 (Eastern Daylight Time)


    Join the members of the AIAA Diversity Working Group (DWG) as they share best practices for creating resumes to apply for government agency and industry jobs.
  • Mock-Interviewing-webinar-thumbnail Mock Interviewing Webinar

    7 October 2022 1500 - 1600 (Eastern Daylight Time)


    Are you seeking an internship or full time position? Join the members of the AIAA Diversity Working Group as they share interviewing tips. You will then be paired up with a member of the Diversity Working Group and will put these tips to practice during a mock interview.
 Past Events

 Women at SciTech


Leadership: Juyeon Park