CAREER LESSONS LEARNT
“Resist being boxed in. As black women in this country, we are often placed in limiting boxes that seldom allow us to thrive. Don’t allow typecasting to get you.
“I refuse to prove myself. This expectation is maddening. Just like my white male counterparts, why can’t my reputation precede me? Why must I waste time proving that I am deserving of the opportunity? It’s unfortunate that, with each position, we always have to start from scratch,” says Makhaya.