Young Woman Empowers Youth in Engineering With Career Guidance and Shadowing Opportunities

Young Woman Empowers Youth in Engineering With Career Guidance and Shadowing Opportunities

  • A young woman is on a mission to empower aspiring engineers by giving them a glimpse into what a day is like on-site
  • She helps students discover their potential and interests in various engineering fields through workshops and personalised counselling
  • Netizens reacted with admiration and gratitude, celebrating her efforts in shaping a promising future for the next generation of engineers

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Young woman helps young people chose their career path.
Young lady helps empower others through job shadowing opportunities. Images: @carmen_palesa/TikTok.
Source: TikTok

In a world where career choices can feel overwhelming, one woman is making a significant impact by empowering youth to explore the engineering world.

Engineer provides youth with the chance to receive career guidance

With a passion for guiding young minds and a belief in the power of education, @carmen_palesa offers invaluable career guidance, unlocking a realm of opportunities. In a TikTok video the visionary and mentor recognised the need for proper career guidance among today's youth. Armed with her engineering background and a desire to give back to her community, she decided to be the guiding light for aspiring engineers. The young woman shares her work online to boost engagement and reach a wider audience, enabling more people to learn about her accomplishments.

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Mzansi reacts to young engineer's initiative

Through her workshops, seminars, and personalised counselling, she provides comprehensive career guidance to students, allowing them to discover their true potential and interests in the field of engineering.

People flocked to the comment section:

@Zee Mabuza said:

"Can't wait as a project manager."

@Lunchie commented:

"Thank you soooo much Carmen for the great opportunity , I can’t stop being thankful."

@mukheputu said:

"Hi do you work with geologist in your company?"

@HopDrizzy Sings commented:

"Love this content."

@MotloutsiShimmy said:

"How can I join your company as a sliding ShutterHand/ Concrete Hand/Health and safety repre i have built 5 silos /sliding/slip forming with WBHO."

@A_Nongoma_hun said:

"The way am working hard to join this specific company is wild."

@VEGA _SA commented:

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Trisha Pillay (Weekend current affairs editor) Trisha Pillay is a Current Affairs writer at Briefly News. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of Johannesburg and an Honours degree in International Politics from UNISA. She joined ENCA straight out of varsity and completed an internship at the channel. Pillay later went on to cover politics, crime, entertainment, and current affairs at the Citizen Newspaper. She joined Newzroom Afrika in 2019 and became a senior bulletin editor for shows focused on politics and current affairs on the channel. She joined Briefly News in 2023. You can contact her at