Career Active Training and Consulting Co-founder and Director Glenda Setshedi (29) from Temba in Hammanskraal has been nominated for JCISA (Junior Chamber International South Africa) which is a network of young active citizens who have mission to create developmental opportunities to empower young people in their communities.
Every year, JCI South Africa selects 10 outstanding young people under the age of 40 who live the JCI mission in in extraordinary way.
Glenda brings nearly a decade of experience in the training and development space, an internationally accredited NBI (Neethling Brain Instrument) Practitioner and certified social entrepreneur through GIBS.
She co-founded Career Active Training and Consulting with Masego Sehoole, which develops holistic assessments and offers skills training for students, recent graduates, and career professionals. She also regularly hosts community, youth, corporate talks and workshops.
Passionate about social entrepreneurship and making a difference, her call to impact and transform lives resonates through her work. She has consistently been involved in shaping young adult mind-sets to think differently and have a positive outlook. Her drive for entrepreneurship and willingness to learn and collaborate has awarded her notable and prestigious accolades such as that of the Mandela Washington Fellowship in the USA, a Presidential Award recipient and the Young African Leaders Initiative, under the University of Notre Dame.
Her vision is to open the first creativity wellness Centre in her community which would provide career guidance and advance holistic wellbeing.
Glenda wants a world where everyone is fulfilled and she further said ‘’you serve well if you’re fulfilled, and it also makes it much easier to do the job, I am humbled an honoured by the nomination. This nomination is not only for me but for the community of Hammanskraal as well, we are flying the flag high.”
In addition to this, Glenda has started The Project68 TechBus initiative. This project is inspired to curb the digital divide that has been exasperated by Covid-19 and continues to widen in South Africa. The Project 68 Tech Bus seeks to give access to information and the Internet of Things to rural and remote schools, ultimately affording learners a better chance to access online learning and opportunities-leaving no child behind as a result of limited or no access to technology.