The Root Of The Science Podcasts
EP 88: Nyasha Manyika - Commercial Pilot & Co-Founder of African Leaders in Aviation
November 15, 2021
Welcome to episode 88.
Nyasha Manyika is from Zimbabwe and is currently based in South Africa. Nyasha is a qualified Commercial Pilot and who also serves as registrar at 43 Air School, a leading Aviation College in Port Alfred, South Africa. Her passion for sustainable development within the Aviation Industry saw her becoming a Co-Founder of African Leaders in Aviation (ALA), a registered NPO which serves and supports the African Aviation Industry and Careers in STEM by empowering women and raising honorable leaders. Nyasha is also a member of Women in Aviation International and of the Keep Flying International Scholarship. As Registrar, Nyasha’s role involves working with 250 to 300 student pilots at a time from over 40 different countries globally. This has exposed her to a diverse range of cultures which she appreciates as an opportunity to learn and grow. Her commitment and contribution to the Aviation Industry in Africa has been widely recognised and in 2021 she was selected as 1 of Africa’s 100 Brightest Young Mind (BYM) - BYM identifies, connects and mobilizes Africa’s most innovative and responsible young people.
Tune in as we hear all of this, the ROOT of her science and much more!
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