Collins Aerospace

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Who are Collins Aerospace? 

From the smallest details to the highest pursuits, Collins Aerospace is dedicated to redefining aerospace. 

With our customers, we relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry. And, every day, we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. 

Together, we chart new journeys and reunite families. We protect nations and save lives. And we explore the unknown. 

We believe in the power of intelligence and partnership to guide our customers into the future. 

The paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form propel us all higher again and again. 

We are constant in our evolution. 

We are connected to our customers—always. 

We are compelling as we boldly step forward. 


Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. 

What projects / schemes / initiatives to support women’s recruitment, retention and progression in STEM are Collins Aerospace involved in? 

At Collins Aerospace we know diversity drives innovation and inclusion drives success and that’s why we’re proud to be sponsoring this year’s awards which celebrate the achievements of women in Science, Engineering, Maths and Technology. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where we attract the very best talent and where all our employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility irrespective of gender. 

We take part in many STEM indicative directed to women: 

In February 2021 we celebrated the 20 year anniversary of Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, where middle-school girls and Collins volunteers from sites across the world team up to envision a future with more female engineers. 

For the last few years, we have had representation as a judge role for IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards, giving us the opportunity to meet inspiring women engineers from UK. 

We also support the Industrial Cadets Gold Award from the Engineering Development Trust. In 2021, five female students 12/S5 mentored by our Engineer, developed a social distancing aid to be used within schools. 

Nicola Mann 

Why did Collins Aerospace join WISE? 

“Diversity is key to our long-term success – from exceeding customer expectations to stretching the boundaries of what’s possible in aerospace.  I see the positive influence women have every day from leading and mentoring to engineering and networking. Their perspectives, ideas and energy enrich our world beyond measure. WISE is the perfect place for Collins Aerospace!” 

– Nicola Mann, Vice President Human Resources, Mechanical System, Collins Aerospace 

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