• 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 2018 Aerospace and STEM camp, hosted by the Girl Fly Programme Africa Foundation (GFPA) in partnership with Girls Invent Tomorrow and Ladies that UX.

  • 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 continent who will convene in Johannesburg July 10-14 and participate in a year-long leadership development program.

  • 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 best to prepare for a career in aerospace and aviation following a crisis”.

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

  • 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 the South African Air Force.

  • 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 my AME license one day.

  • 1. What do Aircraft Maintenance Technicians do?

    An Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) assists in the maintenance of the aircraft. They ensure that the aircraft is in good condition by performing a variety of inspections and repairs on it. They are trained to perform work on aircraft engines and pneumatic systems, diagnose issues and repair and/ replace defective parts. Their inspection duties may include performing regular preventative inspections and examining that various parts and completed work meet the relevant quality standards.

  • 1. What do Flight Attendants do?

    Flight attendants are responsible for providing routine services. They are trained to respond to emergencies, ensuring the safety and comfort of the onboard passengers.

  • 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 I was doing Grade 10 in 2015 along with a few of my school mates in other grades.

  • 1. What do Architects do?

    Architects use their creativity and practical understanding of structure and materials for the design of the human environment - mostly buildings, groups of buildings and often the spaces between the buildings. They design places and spaces that people need in order to live, play, work, learn, worship, shop, meet and eat.

  • Mpho Radebe, born in Soweto, is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). Mpho currently works as a graduate engineer at Sasol. Additionally she is studying towards a Masters in Fluid  Dynamics at Wits.

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