n IMIESA - Inspiring young girls : women in engineering

Volume 40, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 40, Issue 8, Aug 2015, p. 80 - 82
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



The Cell C 'Take a Girl Child to Work Day' campaign is one of the most well-known initiatives to highlight the importance of empowering young women for the promotion of socioeconomic growth in South Africa.

Approximately 500 companies registered their participation in the 2015 project, and the engineering and construction industry was well-represented. From local consulting firms to global industrial groups, everyone stepped up to shine the light on the future prospects of South Africa's young girls.

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