Welcome to episode 94.
Letta Ntuli is my guest today; she is a PhD student in chemical engineering and a laboratory technician. Letta had a flair for Maths and Science from a young age, we learn in this episode. She was introduced to engineering professions as a result of growing up near a mining town. She picked chemical engineering as her major and takes us through her academic journey. She obtained her MSc last year, and we talk about how she managed to start and finish her degree while working throughout the pandemic. Letta will begin her Ph.D. program this year, where she will work on developing a non-invasive glucose tester machine using biological biomarkers. She goes into great detail about this fascinating study and its significance. Lastly, we chat about the challenges of being a woman in the engineering field and the issue of women engineers who are qualified are not staying due to several reasons. Listen as we chat about all this and more!
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