- Entrepreneur: Sibongile Sambo
- Company: SRS Aviation
- Website: www.srsaviation.co.za
Sibongile Sambo is the founder and managing director of SRS Aviation. Sambo worked for Telkom, City Power and De Beers looking for her passion, until she applied to be an airhostess and got turned down because she didn’t meet the height requirement. So she decided to start her own aviation company.
Today, Sambo is promoting youth and women empowerment globally and is part of a team that is establishing the Southern African Woman in Aviation. This a non-profit company encouraging women to enter the field of Aviation in different levels as well as offering bursaries and scholarships towards fields including Aviation related training.
Sibongile Sambo shares how she, as an entrepreneur, is continuing to promote entrepreneurship:
“I am where I am today because somebody invested in me. It’s my opportunity now to invest in other people.” – Sibongile Sambo