Aug 192015

Elizabeth Wakesho Marami

Elizabeth wakesho

Elizabeth Wakesho Marami is a pioneer in the aviation world. During the old times, women would never consider piloting as a career to pursue but she went against all odds and became the first female marine pilot at the age of 22.

Pilot Elizabeth Wakesho

She had joined University of Nairobi to pursue a degree in Law but dropped it for a BSc. in Nautical Studies at the Arab Academy of Science, Technolopgy and Maritime Transport in Alexanderia, Egypt and returned to alma matter to pursue an MBA.

Elizabeth wakesho at work

She is the first female to achieve the Degree from a Non-Arab League Member state.

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