Virginie Uwimana is the Assistant Coordinator and Public Relations Officer at the Namibia Flying Labs (NFL)

Virginie is an experienced civil/structural engineer, drone pilot and co-owner of Kanie, a Namibian based drone supply company. She holds a B.Eng. degree in Civil Engineering from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and is currently working towards her Master’s degree in structural engineering at the same institution.

As the NFL assistant coordinator and public relations officer, her duties include managing media coverage and overseeing projects. She has worked for a Namibian multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm where she gained experience in the design, supervision and management of projects in the field of structures, roads, water and environmental engineering. She has also worked as a part-time lecturer at NUST. In addition to the above, she serves on the executive committee of the Namibia Association for Women in Sciences (NAAWIS) and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) – Namibia chapter.

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

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