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Solo woman flyer inspires, empowers women

Solo woman flyer inspires, empowers women
American solo pilot Shaesta Waiz takes a selfie with pilot cadets at the Nadi International Airport on August 24, 2017. Photo: Arieta Vakasukawaqa
August 25
09:42 2017

Former Afghanistan refugee now solo flyer Captain Shaesta Waiz arrived at the Nadi International Airport yesterday.

The 29-year-old female pilot is flying solo around the world in a Beechcraft Bonanza A36 Aircraft.

She is the youngest woman ever to inspire future leaders in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and aviation careers.

“I want to inspire young woman through this to let them know that they can do anything without fear even if the world doubts them,” Captain Waiz said.

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