Having experienced the sheer joy of flying and the thrill of achieving achieve success in her field, Sheikha Mozah is determined to do whatever she can to accelerate the development of women in the aviation industry.
In October 2019, she established the Women in Aviation Association (Shehana), to provide support and increase awareness of many opportunities in this exciting field – not only as pilots or crew members but as lawyers, engineers, doctors or other interesting careers that play vital roles in the industry.
The Association was named ‘Shehana’ after the ‘female falcon’ in Arabic, which is the most beautiful and the fastest type of falcons. Falcons are the national bird of the UAE, a symbol of great Emirati pride and unity, and of rising above challenges to achieve success.
UAE is a pioneer in empowering women in the aviation industry.
A voluntary association that aims to attracting and empowering women to upgrade their position in the aviation industry. Moreover, collaborating with partners to provide an attractive, enabling, and legislative environment to them so they can contribute wisely in achieving the objectives of sustainable development.