Nomawethu’s interests and story are one of which should be very inspirational for people of all demographics. Nomawethu was recently admitted to be an attorney of the high court in Cape Town. She considers herself a pioneer for her willingness to take initiative and bringing inspiration to people. Nomawethu aspires to become a conveyance/compliance officer or venture into the field of environmental law.
“Little did I know, life has its own surprises.” Nomawethu remarks about her time after school. The challenges she had faced from not being able to attend University for financial reasons to the complications of knowing what to do next. Her journey is supported by her family as she trained to become an attorney.
Nomawethu, The Pioneer. Her story and drive to push on is what she believes motivates people around her to strive for their best as well. She also started an environmental organization called Fresh during her time at varsity. The organization was focussed on improving carbon emissions and environmental conservation by creating environmental clubs for young people.
Nomawethu speaks about how she came to find RLabs and the skills accelerator programme. She found the programme online(on Facebook) during lockdown when it was hard to find any opportunities for people in the country. Her disposition to take on challenges and try anything led to her choosing the skills accelerator programme.
“The road to actually getting admitted.” Nomawethu speaks of the complications she faced trying to find a place that would allow her to work. She was overqualified for most of the positions she would apply for, as the jobs were mostly more entry level. Nomawethu mentions struggling with depression while waiting to be admitted for the high court but she was inspired to keep going by the culture session on a Monday and the overall theme of “Momentum”. “The momentum kind of propelled me to not give up. So that I would push to get this done.” said Nomawethu.