Itumeleng Mokoena – South Africa   

Itumeleng defines herself as a dreamer, believer, pilot, artist, and lover. She is a licensed RPAS pilot and has completed over 200 flight hours within the commercial drone industry. Furthermore, she is a licensed RPAS instructor on both multirotor and fixed wing drones. She is also a certified RPAS Maintenance Technician.

Outside of the aviation space, she holds a Non-Destructive Testing Diploma and a BTech in Business Administration. She is also the Founder of Drone Pilot Network, a group which aims to assist people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to get into the drone space in South Africa. Itumeleng is also the Operations Manager for Parthenius Air, a licensed ROC holder within the Republic of South Africa.

You can watch Itumeleng’s complete interview here:  Itumeleng Mokoena, Trailblazer in the African Drone Industry

Learn more about our series at: Trailblazing Women in the African Drone Industry