The grand-daughter of Chief N’wamitwa the Second, Princess Nomkhosi Nkambule, took part in the finals of the Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Global Research Challenge.
The challenge was held Dublin, Ireland from the fourth to the fifth of April. Over 75 countries hose the challenge each year with over a 1000 participants.
Briefly.co.za learned that eight teams from South Africa took up the challenge and travelled to Dublin. Nkambule's team took part in the local finals and went head to head against 40 other teams from Europe, the Middle East and Africa according to letabaherald.co.za.
“ This experience has a been a great learning curve both academically and individually, it has taught me a lot about the importance of not only hard work but perseverance and backing yourself. I am proud that myself and my team made it this far and are eternally grateful for this opportunity,” said Nkambule.
Despite a great effort, her team was unable to qualify for the semi-final stages. She has a BCom from the University of Witwatersrand and her post-graduate at UJ in Investment Management.
She takes after her mother who is a successful businesswoman and an academic.
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