June 28, 2017

COPA Achieves ‘Women-Friendly’ Designation


The Institute for Women of Aviation Worldwide has designated COPA a certified women-friendly organization. The designation includes mention on the iWOAW Web site and other recognition at events and in literature.

“To qualify for the iWOAW Certified Women Friendly designation, organizations must demonstrate their commitment to fostering gender balance in the air and space industry,” the organization says on its Website.

Among those criteria are:

•Percentage of female employees in technical occupations and/or management positions

•Percentage of products adapted to female customers

•Female students’ success rate

•Number and quality of internal pro-women programs/initiatives

•Outreach efforts (advertising, local outreach, etc.)