Sibongile Sambo is the founder and managing director of SRS Aviation – the first 100% black female owned aviation company that offers clients professional and personalized flight options to destinations around the world, She can best be described as Businesswomen; Entrepreneur and a Motivational Speaker.Her life is marked with high achievements and hard work which can be traced in her education history and work experience.
Sibongile holds a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Zululand, Bachelor of Administration Honours from Unisa, Advanced programme in Organisational Development from Unisa, a Marketing certificate from Institute of Marketing Management, a Mining Executive Preparation Programme from Wits. Sibongile is currently working on her Masters of Science Degree in Management of Technology and Innovation in Aviation.Prior to establishing her own company, she worked for organisations such as Telkom, City Power and De Beers to name a few.
Sibongile is a winner at the BIBA (Black Woman in Business Awards) 2006 in London, and she is the 2006 winner of the Impumelelo Top Female Entrepreneur of the year and a Finalist at the Cosmopolitan Movers of the year 2007. Sibongile is a recipient of the 2008 BMF (Black Management Forum) Presidential Award in the Category of Youth Business Leadership and in 2010 Sibongile is a recipient of the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) 2010 held in Cape Town.In 2007 Sibongile has been named a Leader of Tomorrow by the Fortune Magazine.
Sibongile has a global perspective to establish her company all over the African continent and to promote youth and women empowerment globally to this end she is affiliated with the South African Entrepreneurs Network (SAWEN).
Source : “Biography of Sibongile Sambo” www.sibongilesambo.co.za