Miss Boitumelo Makobe
Space Weather Forecaster , South African National Space Agency
Boitumelo Makobe is a Space weather forecaster at the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) in Hermanus. She has a Background in Meteorology With a BSc Hons In Meteorology obtained at the University of Pretoria in 2019. She then furthered her studies and obtained a Post Graduate certificate in weather forecasting with the South African Weather Service (SAWS) in 2020.Thereafter she worked as an operational weather forecaster at SAWS before coming to SANSA. She just recently completed her training as a Space Weather Forecaster at SANSA, Hermanus and also at the UK MetOffice Space Weather Operational Centre (MOSWOC). She is responsible for the dissemination of space weather forecasts and monitoring of current space weather conditions.