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My name is Amanda Duma, I am 21 years old and I am from Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal. I attended the Girls Fly Programme in Africa foundation Aviation and Space Camp when...

1. What do Flight Attendants do?

Flight atten...

My name is Uveshni Naicker and I am currently a flight attendant for FlySafair. Growing up, my passion for Aviation grew greater as the years went by. GFPA and SAWIA afforded me the amazing opport...

I am Siantha Pillay from Durban, South Africa and I am an International flight attendant. In 2014, I had the privilege of attending the GFPA Foundation Aviation and Spa...

1. What does a Medical Doctor do?

My name is Chrystal Mbu and I am currently doing my 4th year in MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery). I attended the 2014 GFPA Space and Aviation camp and it was one of the 3 high sc...

1. What do Aircraft Maintenance Technicians do?

An Aircraft Maintenance Technician (A...

My name is Jade Elms, a 22 year old female from Eldorado Park. I am a Qualified Aircraft Maintenance Technician (Working on Helicopters). I am working toward acquiring ...

Lieutenant Colonel Phetogo Molawa is commander and helicopter pilot in the South African Air Force. In 2007 she qualified as the first black female helicopter pilot in ...

How to Best Engage Men in the Conversation About Women by Arpad Szakal & Ms Kim-Chua

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So, I finally decided to be somewhat productive and spent an hour and a half gauging insight from a webinar by the Royal Aeronautical Society titled, “How bes...

Imagine life without your phone? This is a life without social media, the ability to communicate with other people at the touch of a button and in some instances, inabi...

Dr Carolina Odman-Govender, is a Swiss-trained engineer turned astrophysicist and Professor of Astrophysics at the University of the Western Cape. Dr Odman grew ...

Our journey to STEAM

In the past few years, as part of my chosen life purpose — to enable others — I have been working at Girls Invent Tomorrow which aims to create f...

With the continued growth in air traffic worldwide, the estimated number of Aviation graduates to meet the global demand in the coming decades is staggering. On the 4th of October ...

Johannesburg – July 8, 2019. Refilwe Ledwaba announced that she is among its second cohort of Obama Foundation African Leaders, 200 rising leaders from 45 countries around the co...

The July cold-front with its below zero temperatures and ice-cold winds was not enough to keep 100 keen school girls from getting up early every morning to embrace the day’s adventures on the 201...

My name is Thorisho Kgomo and I am 19 years old. My love for aviation started in 2014 when I attended the South African Women in Aviation (SAWIA) camp.

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Going back to 2016, meet grade 11 pre-GFPA Savannah, I was admittedly a little bit skeptical about attending an aerospace camp with 120 girls I'd never met before.

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My name is Kelebogile Magoai, from Pretoria. I am currently an apprentice at the South African Airways Technical.

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We had so much fun interacting with 200 girls (Grade 8 to 12) from around Bethlehem in the Free State area at the airfield.

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