Fadimatou Noutchemo Simo
Fadimatou Noutchemo Simo is the founder and president of Young African Aviation Professional Association, a non-profit organization that creates a platform of exchange between industries stakeholders and the next generation of aviation professionals in Africa. The aim is to meet up with future demand of skilled workers in the industry. She is also CEO of HEFA Group, her aviation consultancy firm. Winner of the IATA High Flyer Award 2019 and the Commonwealth Point of Light Award 2019, she was an international visitor leadership program alumnus in 2016. She has been selected for the Global leadership in international aviation. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and an IATA diploma for airline management. She strongly advocates through outreach activities across all STEM-related industries, with a focus on empowering more girls into STEM related subjects.