“Women and Drones” Seeks Nominees for Women to Watch in UAS …

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Women and Drones, in partnership with Drone360 journal and the ASCEND drone enterprise convention, is asserting a worldwide search for girls impacting the drone business.

The World Economic Forum predicts the gender hole received’t shut fully till 2186i. This is just too lengthy to wait.

The rising UAV business is stuffed with inspiring girls shaping its future, and this Women to Watch Award is designed to acknowledge and inspire girls who’re driving change and main a brand new business nearer to gender parity.

The Women to Watch Award Committee is conducting a worldwide search for girls impacting the drone business by means of achievements in know-how, enterprise, governmental relations, advocacy, schooling, analysis, journalism, agriculture, and extra. Nominations may be submitted on-line at WomenAndDrones.com.

Submissions might be accepted till May 15, 2017.

“The drone industry is driven by innovation and intelligence. On International Women’s Day, we’re proud to join millions who will Be Bold for Change and encourage women and girls to achieve their ambitions,” mentioned Sharon Rossmark, COO of AeroVista Innovations and Founder of Women and Drones. “I’m looking forward to July, when we’ll meet the finalists of the Women to Watch Award and learn how they are contributing to the rapid evolution of the UAV industry.”

Award recipients might be honored on the ASCEND Conference & Expo, July 19-21, 2017 in Portland, OR. In addition to this Award, ASCEND will present a significant platform to assist girls share concepts, community with like-minded professionals, and be acknowledged for their accomplishments. A roundtable dialogue for Women in Drones might be provided as a networking breakfast session. As a mirrored image of the business and their management, a number of of the educational periods might be led by girls who’re leaders in that space.

About the Award Partners

WomenandDrones.com offers a platform for girls to share greatest practices and their preferences for merchandise and companies. The formal networking group was established to allow girls working in the drone business to join with others and share concepts. Visit www.womenanddrones.com and comply with @WomenandDrones on Twitter.

The ASCEND Conference & Expo will assist professionals in a wide range of industries learn the way to greatest leverage drone know-how to enhance enterprise processes and improve income. The UAS know-how and innovation occasion is offered by Drone360 journal. Find full occasion particulars and register at www.ascend-event.com. Event updates might be posted to Twitter @ASCEND_UAS, on Facebook @ascendUAS, and utilizing the hashtag #AscendUAS. Drone360 is a bimonthly journal supplemented by a broad vary of digital content material on its web site Drone360magazine.com. Drone360 is printed by Kalmbach Publishing Co. The editorial workers is comprised of drone consultants and lovers. Members of the Advisory Board for the journal and the occasion come from various backgrounds and embrace views each inside and out of the unmanned automobile business. Kalmbach

Publishing Co., primarily based in suburban Milwaukee, produces 15 special-interest magazines and web sites in fields starting from science (Discover and Astronomy) to railroading (Trains and Classic Trains), together with occasions, apps and books designed to meet viewers wants in a number of methods.

* Drones are (after all) recognized by a number of acronyms. UAV = unmanned aerial automobile. UAS = unmanned aerial system.

Frank Schroth is editor in chief of DroneLife, the authoritative supply for information and evaluation on the drone business: it’s individuals, merchandise, developments, and occasions.
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