Elsie MacGill Awards Gala – The Elsie
The Foundation’s national awards program, The Elsie MacGill Awards - The Elsie was established in 2009, and each year honours up to seven women for their contributions in specific aviation and aerospace disciplines. Award categories are: Flight Operations/Maintenance (civilian), Government, Business, Education, Pioneer, Engineering and Rising Star.
Through a nomination and judging process honourees are named each year and they are recognized each fall at a gala dinner. The event highlights the honourees’ life history through a combination of visuals, display materials and speakers who have known her throughout her personal and business life.