Anny Divya: The world’s youngest Indian pilot to fly a Boeing 777 shares her success story on Women's Day
Updated : March 08, 2019 12:28 PM IST
In 2017, Divya became the youngest Indian woman to pilot a Boeing 777. Her story on how she fought societal conventions, language barriers, and family pressure to succeed in a male-dominant profession.
Anny Divya: “Maybe getting those marks, high and low, was because I was not bothered about being judged by anybody. I do what my soul says and I just love to learn.”
The number of women pilots in India has doubled that of the global average, over the years since the time Divya joined the fraternity, she said, explaining that times are changing rapidly and awareness among women is the key to open up different avenues for the myriad of professional opportunities.
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