The Aviation Safety Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Career Symposium is an annual event designed to expose young people to the world of aviation.
The AVS STEM Outreach Team is the first team to win AVS STEM Champion Team award
(https://my.faa.gov/focus/articles/2020/10/Get_to_Know_This_Yea.html) . In 2019 the team amassed several impressive accomplishments including: conducting 14 outreach events; reaching over 1,300 students, including the second AVS STEM Career Symposium, which tripled student attendance to 150 and hosting the first AVS Shadow Day for high school students.
The AVS STEM Outreach Team also worked in tandem with FAA Employee Associations, supported two Aviation Career Education Camps in San Juan and Baltimore, and they increased the number of students under the AVS STEM Student Program.
AVS STEM Career Symposium events highlight our exciting AVS careers such as aviation safety inspectors, aerospace engineers, medical officers, and many more..
Previous AVS STEM Career Symposiums
2018 AVS STEM Career Symposium
Inaugural event welcomes 50 students.
The next AVS STEM Career Symposium is scheduled April 29, 2021. This virtual event will include multiple guest speakers, interactive visual presentations, STEM engagement activities and opportunities
to talk one-on-one with AVS professionals.
Contact Aisha Kirkland
AVS STEM Program Manager
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Tiffania L. Ham Fayall is a single mother of three young adults, she works as a Supplier Quality Lead on the 787 program at Boeing Commercial Aircraft in North Charleston, S.C. for almost 13 years. There she enjoys partnering with various organizations such as the Boeing Business Resource Groups “BRG’s” and Dream Learners, to help grow professional and individual brands in aviation through STEAM education, networking, and leadership. She’s very passionate about working with children and adults through community outreach programs and events. When she isn’t working or volunteering, she loves traveling, cooking, dancing, listening to audio books, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Tiffania is the President of Women in Aviation International- Palmetto Pride Chapter (WAI-PPC) of South Carolina- where she helps promote, empower, and encourage youths and adults in careers through scholarships, personal development, networking, and expanding the aviation industry. She believes, “if you put your heart in it, then what you communicate will reach the hearts of others”.
Tiffania holds an AAS in Leadership Development Management from Trident Technical College, S.C. and currently working on a BS in Technical Project Management and Human Resource Management at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University World Wide. She’s also a 2nd Lt. at Civil Air Patrol, Ace Basin Composite Squadron of Walterboro, S.C. as Safety and Quality Rep. studying Airborne Photographer and Mission Scanner, South Carolina Aviation Association, and 1998 Army Reserve Veteran.