21. From Flying in the Congo to Critical Development in Uganda, Sonya Sangster

Mar 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sonya Sangster is the Tekera Foundations CEO. However, she didn't start there. Initially she was an airline pilot for 13 years flying from Northern Canada to Darfur, Sudan. He last years she spent flying for a Canadian company that contracted for the United Nations which took her to many African countries. She held positions as Captain, Training Captain, and Line Check/Indoctrination Captain. Sonya was based overseas for a number of years flying humanitarian support for various UN mission.

She brings to the Tekera Foundation almost 10 years of development experience, previously working closely with Ugandan communities in healthcare, education, gender equity, poverty reduction, economic development, socio-cultural empowerment, agriculture and climate change adaptation.

Speaker: Sonya Sangster