Diana Gasper

Award Recipient

Diana Gasper is a Managing Director of Go Extra Miles Co. Ltd, the company specializes in travelling for domestic, tours and business, managing International and domestic travelling logistics to individual and corporates. Diana holds a professional diploma in Travel sales and operation with over six years of experience in travel industries. Diana, is a wife and mother of two (Son and Daughter), businesswoman, award-winning and inspirational Icon in Tanzania.

Before starting her own company, Diana spent six years as Assistant Nurse for the KiwanjaMpaka Hospital in Mbeya region. After realizing her dream and passion, Diana decided to quit nursing and directly enrolled at Makair Travel Academy to pursue International travelling and air ticketing management (IITA), an internationally recognized diploma in travel sales and operation. After her graduation in 2013, she joined Precision Air as Reservation Staff, which exposed her to the international working landscape which attracted and motivated her to establish her own company Go Extra Miles, which was formally known as Kinyago Travel and Tour Company.

When not travelling, Diana enjoys cooking for her family, teaching other women cooking classes, going on hikes and planning for the next adventure with her husband and kids. Her passion to empower others especially women influenced her to establish a non-profit organization called STUKA. The STUKA program prime objective is to link and empower young women who are startups and entrepreneurs to meet with motivational and professional speakers and experts.

Beyond, her business and family. Diana is passionate about community development and change management. She believes that sustainable development starts at the family level, which is a very fundamental unit for community development. She used her influence and co-founded the family change club, titled WIVES COOKING CLUB an inspirational and mentorship hub which trains women/wives in cooking and inspires them to participate in cooking for their family at least twice a week regardless of busy schedules, roles and status quo that women in business and entrepreneurs acquired.