Kgomotso Phatsima

Captain Kgomotso Phatsima is among the first female military pilots in Botswana Defence Force. She is the winner of the 2017 Botswana Youth Awards Best Female of the Year Award and a recipient of The 80th British High Commission Commonwealth Point of Light Award. Captain Phatsima is the 2018 Fellow of the Obama Foundation Africa Leadership Program as well as the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) USA Leadership Tour of the States 2018 Alumina

Phatsima is the President of “Dare to Dream”, a social enterprise dedicated to the advancement of youth, women, and girls in STEM with a focus on aviation, aerospace, and Enterpreanuaship. She is a Co-Founder of Women in Aviation Botswana Chapter. She holds a Master of Science in Strategic Management (University of Derby) and a Bachelor of Education Science (University of Botswana). A Commercial Pilot Licence from Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana Phatsima is currently pursuing Commercial Drone Pilot License in with UAV industries in South Africa. She has been endorsed as the African Union STEM Ambassador for Botswana.