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No Room for Clichés – International Women’s Day event


To mark International Women’s Day 2021, Amazing Apprenticeships hosted an exclusive webinar in partnership with the RAF to help to inspire the next generation of females about the incredible opportunities available to them through the RAF.

Joined by a panel of over 20 incredibly inspiring female Ambassadors from the RAF, we explored the professions available in 8 different career areas and heard from the Ambassadors about their own experiences and journey since joining the force.

We are particularly proud to have been joined by Air-Vice Marshal Maria Byford, Chief of Staff Personnel & Air Secretary, who was our keynote speaker for the day. Leading over 35,000 personnel, AVM Byford is an inspiring leader who strives for equality and inclusion within the force every day in her work. We heard a bit more about AVM Byford’s career within the force and her visions for the force going forward.



Access recordings and slides

The recordings of the main session and the 8 specialism breakout rooms are now available to watch below. You will hear from Ambassadors and recruitment staff from different areas of the RAF talking about their experiences, what life is like working for the RAF and why they chose the RAF as an employer.

You can also access the presentation slides, which provide you with all the information shared on the day to help you digest the recordings.

Best Bits

Watch the best bits from the No Room for Clichés webinar.


Webinar Recordings

        Main Recording                                        Breakout Room – Air Operations                Breakout Room – Logistics


       Breakout Room – Engineering                    Breakout Room – Force Protection              Breakout Room – Intelligence


       Breakout Room – Personnel Support          Breakout Room – Aircrew                           Breakout Room – Medical



Presentation Slides

 Main presentation Slides                        Breakout Room Slides Bundle                Q&A Factsheet



Women in the RAF Film



We are running a very special competition, encouraging participants to share their personal pledge based on the International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge campaign.

The top 5 pledges will all receive an RAF Careers Goody Bag of Merchandise, including a limited edition RAF100 Book).

The top 2 pledges will win a VIP Access All Areas School Visit for 30 students to an RAF Base (post Covid).

To be in with a chance of winning you will need to take a selfie with your pledge (download the template here) and either post it on twitter or instagram with the hashtag #ChooseToChallengeComp and our handle @AmazingAppsUK, or alternatively, email us your photo here.

Entries are open from 8th March at 2pm and close on Friday 19th March.