We're changing aerospace through equity.

The Girls in Aerospace Foundation is a global 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to providing young women with opportunities to pursue STEM and aerospace careers.  

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Explore aerospace in a vibrant community 

Since 2020, the Girls in Aerospace Foundation has provided girls ages 14 - 24 opportunities to further their aerospace development in a fun and professional environment thorugh mentorship programs, webinars, and in-person events. This program list was last updated November 2023.
Everything is 100% free, and some of our programs include:

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GIA Aerospace Connect 


We've matched over 300 high school and college students pursuing aerospace one-on-one with mentors within the industry through our award-winning mentorship program. Edition 3 is running from Oct - Dec 2023. LOT Polish Airlines is a program partner of Edition III. Registration for Edition 4 will re-open in Spring 2024.

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Our mentors come from:

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Training astronauts with Cosmic Girls Foundation

The Cosmic Girls Foundation is providing young women the opportunity to literally go into space... and we're part of the process!
If girls apply through Girls in Aerospace, for the 2024 6 girls, 6 continents competition, they will get access to:

  • A ramped-up 8-week 1-on-1 mentorship program with industry professionals
  • Access to applicable webinars about aerospace internships, fellowships, and more
  • In-person meetings and tours of local aerospace facilities for participants in certain areas
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    GIA Stratospheric Balloon Mission

    Girls in Aerospace is committed to assisting Polish youth with gaining access to aerospace opportunities.

    Currently, we're working with on a stratospheric balloon mission designed by a team of Polish teens, to launch in 2024.

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    Meet the Team

    The women behind the cause:

    Karolina Dubiel

    Founder, Global Director

    karolina (at)

    Zuzanna Filipecka

    GIA PL Programs Team

    zuzanna (at)

    Magdalena Nowak

    GIA PL Programs Team

    magdalena (at)

    Dr. Anna Chrobry

    GIA PL Programs Coordinator

    anna (at)

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    Our patch was designed by a GIA member from Latvia and represents our mission of "Aerospace for Everyone". Many GIA programs include having participants receive a GIA patch mailed to their doorstep at no cost. Details are on each program announcement on Instagram (@girlsinaerospace).


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    Facebook Meet the Future

    The Girls in Aerospace Foundation was featured in Facebook PL's 2021 Meet the Future report for our work with girls in Poland.

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    The laureates of Meet the Future 2021, including GIA founder Karolina Dubiel.


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