Air Canada and CAE name 2023 scholarship recipients

Air Canada and CAE Name eight recipients of the 2023 Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship for Aspiring Women in Aviation.

International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023, Air Canada and CAE announced the recipients of the 2023 Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to Canadian women studying to become commercial pilots or aircraft maintenance engineers.

The two Montreal-based companies joined forces this year to double the number of recipients, awarding scholarships to eight young women from across Canada. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship, CAE’s four recipients will become CAE Women in Flight – Air Canada Ambassadors and help inspire more women to become commercial pilots.

The Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship was established in honour of Air Canada’s first female pilot to help foster the next generation of women following in her footsteps.

Air Canada winners of the Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship are:

    • Amanda Tosto, Surrey, British Columbia
    • Hélène Trudeau, Beausejour, Manitoba
    • Charlotte Thorley, Grimsby, Ontario
    • Chanelle Wilson, Coldstream, British Columbia

CAE Women in Flight ambassadors:

    • Meera Bissonauth, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Mia Cochran, North Bay, Ontario
    • Jaime Hanson, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
    • Kyra Jarvis, Kingston, Nova Scotia

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