Her list of accolades is long and illustrious, including being a Raymond Ackerman Academy Alumni, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and more. Pearl Maphumulo joins Hlubi Mboya to talk about these experiences and more.
Can you imagine walking into your boss’s office and going, “Hey, so I’ve been thinking. I’d like to be closer to my family, so I’m going to work from home from now on. See you at the Christmas party!” Yeah, no. That would be met with at least an eyeroll and a “Sure you are.
At times, it can be discouraging to see peers and those in your circle breeze by you as you struggle to build your brand. I always like to remind the young people I work with and speak to, not to compare their beginning to someone else’s middle.