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IAWA accepts G.A.L.A. Award to Amelia Earhart

BEL AIR, MD -- The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA), a worldwide organization for women who hold executive positions across the entire spectrum o f the aviation and aerospace industry, was invited by the Galeria de Aviacion Latinoamericana, GALA (Latin American Aviation Gallery) to accept an award given to Amelia Earhart.

Last March 26, GALA held a ceremony to celebrate the winners o f the 2014 Awards. This ceremony is part o f the IATA Conference Wings o f Change, held every two years in Chile, within the Feria del Aire y del Espacio, FIDAE (Air and Space Fair o f Chile) event. IAWA was honored by being invited to accept the award given to Amelia Earhart as a Pioneer in the Latin American Air Transport. Amelia Earhart's works and deeds have stood out throughout the aviation history o f the region, paving the way for today's aviation.

GALA was created with the purpose o f honoring and recognizing aviation- related men, women and entities in Latin America who have contributed to the development o f the aviation industry in the region, and to highlight the importance o f aviation to our lives and history.

Alina Nassar, Partner a t Nassar Abogados in Costa Rica and IAWA's Vice- President for Public Relations and Communications attended the ceremony and accepted the award: "It has been an honor to represent IAWA in accepting this recognition to a woman who has inspired us all, men and women equal. With courage, determination and enthusiasm Amelia Earhart broke all conventionalisms to pursue her dream and a milestone in aviation. She has been and will be, without doubt, a source o f inspiration and admiration for past, present and future generations"


Submitted: 05/05/14
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