#GAReads | Aerospace, aviation industries urged to hire more women as staff shortages loom

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"Aerospace, aviation industries urged to hire more women as staff shortages loom":

Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve looming shortages of pilots, mechanics and top managers in the traditionally male-dominated sector.

The industries are coming under scrutiny because of the low numbers of women employed as senior executives or airline pilots. At the same time, a growing shortage of pilots is putting the sector’s recent growth at risk.

Read Andrea Shalal's full article at The Globe & Mail here…