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My story : Noma Khumalo

My name is Nomathemba Khumalo, and I am a qualified Aeronautical engineer and a certified Drone pilot. I grew up in Stanger, located in KwaZulu-Natal. Ever since I was young, I dreamed of pursuing a career in aviation and becoming a pilot. However, during a career...

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My story : Bokang Kwadi

My name is Bokang Kwadi, but you can call me Beekay. I hail from a small village in Limpopo called Lekurung. I am a qualified Aeronautical Engineer and Drone Pilot, but my career path took an unexpected turn when I landed a job in the Supply Chain department at...

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My story : Savanna Boltman

How does a young woman find her feet in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) industries without familial ties or direct connections? Going back to 2016, 15-year-old Savannah had a plethora of questions. I was sceptical about attending an...

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My story : Thembisile Mabele

“Allow for many paths to your goal. Do not fixate on one path because you will likely give up when that path is blocked.”— Po Bronson Growing up, I was led to believe that to be successful; our careers should follow a logical and predictable path. Our well-meaning...


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