Many young people like myself are driven by the need to pursue money at the expense of education these days. Honestly, it seems like the best thing to do in the face of the current economic situation and discouraging educational systems. Thankfully, there are still people out there who are not going to give up one for the other. The career chat aims to share stories that students and school leavers can relate to and by inspired by to make informed decisions as they define their career path. Hopefully, as we beam the spotlight on young achievers, these stories can fill some information gap thatRead More →

Hey! You made your way here? Great! Lets make your dream of getting into Medical school a reality. But first, here are a few questions for you. Are you a high school or college science graduate? Do you crave for education that opens varied avenues in the field of medical sciences? Do you aspire to be a foreign trained doctor? Does the thought of the cost of this training discourage you? Do you hope to practice in the USA? If you have answered yes to these questions then this post is for you! Wait..If you did not answer yes, this is still for you because someoneRead More →

Loyalty

I recently had to write a commendation letter for one of my superior and I found it a great priviledge to do them the favor. According to G.K Chesterson, We are all in the same boat in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty. It felt like the perfect opportunity for me to give back. For once i was on the other side – the giving end. This might seem trivial but it’s not everyday you get to be the one writing your superior a commendation letter. As a matter of fact, it was new to me. It inspired me to makeRead More →

What does it really take?

This post was inspired by the Hunger games Movie and the fact that the Month of March celebrates Women. These are a few of the many remarkable stories of women that made me appreciate that we are stronger than we are made to think. Being the first takes a lot, but even more when you are a woman. Lets not even talk about the other parts to being a woman. They made big things happen by whatever means possible. From those breaking boundaries (an creating a new norm) to those conquering in male dominated sectors. Just name it. 19 year old Halima Aden Halima wentRead More →

In her address, the UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka noted that there is relatively low female participation in technology. She said “Women and girls must be ready to be part of the digital revolution. Currently only 18 per cent of undergraduate computer science degrees are held by women. We must see a significant shift in girls all over the world taking STEM subjects, if women are to compete successfully for high-paying ‘new collar’ jobs. Currently just 25 per cent of the digital industries’ workforce are women”. I do not think that anyone will be surprised at this statistics. I am sure you know atRead More →