PWC is proud to encourage women
to enter the air traffic control profession; achieve a balanced workforce that reflects the demographics; and be a resource that provides support, training, encouragement, and camaraderie for all.
PWC is working to Engage, Excel and Evolve
ourselves and our members into developing both their personal and professional lives, helping to do the same for women who are considering an aviation career and taking an active role in the organization.
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PWC: Our Purpose, Vision & Mission
PWC Purpose is to encourage women to enter the air traffic control profession; assist in professional and personal development; maintain accountability, responsibility, and professionalism; and promote a better understanding, cooperation and coordination among individuals toward the continual improvement of aviation safety.
PWC Vision Professional Women Controllers, Inc. (PWC) vision is to achieve a balanced workforce that reflects the demographics of society and creates a safe environment where all air traffic professionals have passion for their career, can excel, and feel a sense of community at work.
PWC Mission Professional Women Controllers, Inc. (PWC) is a resource that provides support, training, encouragement, and camaraderie for all air traffic professionals. PWC advocates balancing work and family life, recruiting and retaining excellent employees, developing people, enjoying work, and maintaining a positive sense of community.
History of PWC
The Professional Women Controllers, Inc. (PWC) is a professional organization founded in 1978 by Sue Townsend and Jacque Smith. The organization was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1979 and was officially recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 1980. Since its inception, PWC has been an advocate of a culturally diverse workforce. PWC works with the FAA and other organizations to create an environment where all employees are able to contribute.
For a Historical Walk through Professional Women Controllers, INC. please read about our wonderful Co-Founder and First President of PWC, Sue Mostert Townsend.