Susan Mashibe is Founder, Owner and Executive Director of VIA Aviation, formerly known as Tanzanite Jet Centre (TanJet). An avid aviator and entrepreneur, she built her business to serve private aviation needs in three countries across the African continent. Mashibe became the first female FAA-certified commercial pilot and aircraft maintenance engineer in Tanzania. She is a Tanzania Country Chair for Global Dignity and the Africa Regional Lead for the National Business Aviation Association. Mashibe holds a degree from Western Michigan University.