A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Grand Dames of Aviation (GDoA) is a group of accomplished women in professional aviation with a mission to help women believe, achieve and lead in aviation for the future innovation, viability, and safety of the industry. GDOA collaborates with seasoned professionals, partners, and loyal donors to give back through a dedicated scholarship, mentorship, and leadership networking programs. GDoA celebrates extraordinary achievements in aviation, educates through scholarships, and inspires through mentorship and networking. Cultivating the talent, innovation, and leadership of women is critical for the future of aviation and aerospace. With charitable funding, GDoA successfully recruits, retains, and advances women in the aviation industry.