Flying higherMentorship program helps break down barriers in aviation and aerospaceBy Deanna Stacey03/01/2019|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/27/2019Porter Airlines and the Northern Lights Aero Foundation partnered to create a mentorship program in 2018. Credit: Porter Airlines Women are generally underrepresented in aviation and aerospace. Aviation started out as a male-dominated industry and still is for many roles. So women do not always see the possibilities available when starting out in their careers. The Northern Lights Mentorship Program is a way for experienced aviation professionals to pay it forward by connecting with aspiring professionals in this field. Porter Airlines and the Northern Lights Aero Foundation partnered to create the program in 2018 as a space for mentors, both male and female, to motivate and inspire women to pursue opportunities in aviation and aerospace, while enhancing their own leadership and communication skills. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.