Meet Precious, the young engineer set on changing mindsets and shattering stereotypes[Johannesburg, 10 August 2021] -
UNICEF's 2020 Reimagining girls' education through STEM report reveals that only 18% of female students, globally, in tertiary institutions pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. This underrepresentation of women in these professions translates into a loss of critical talent and innovative thinkers.
Fortunately, more women are challenging stereotypes by pursuing STEM careers perceived to be masculine, which encourages young girls to change their attitudes about STEM subjects and consider careers in these fields.
Among those paving the way for females in these careers is Precious Mahlangu, a 31-year old Engineering Support Technologist... [Full Story...]