Educational advice and lessons learned from exceptional women
09 June 2019
Inspirational women who've been through Investec's various education programmes share the lessons they've learnt.
7 min read
04 Jun 2019
CEO of the Good Work Foundation, based in Hazyview
Your top tip to young women graduates looking to enter the working world? Really try to discover what you love, and make that what you do.
Best piece of advice you’ve ever received about your career? If you really believe in something, even if it feels like you’re going uphill, keep going.
What book are you reading? Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens
What podcast are you listening to? On Being, by Krista Tippett
Learning is meant to be fun and technology can help bring this wonder back to the learning process.In a small rural community, technology also shows kids that they are in charge of how their learning progresses, because it gives agency back to them. So you don’t have to wait for a textbook or a teacher – if you’re curious, technology lets you progress – it really takes the lid off learning.
"Never assume what somebody knows, and never underestimate what they can learn."
Kate Groch, CEO of the Good Work Foundation