CA­REER LESSONS LEARNT

True Love - - WOMAN ON TOP -

“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.

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