To mark 2018 International Women’s Day, NCWQ is profiling an impressive women each day in the lead up to the 8th March. These featured young women are past NCWQ Bursary Recipients, and have demonstrated incredible leadership, success, community service, intelligence and commitment to their personal and professional passions. In today’s feature, past bursary recipient Christie Cordingly shares her thoughts.
To learn more about the bursary program, keep an eye on our website in the coming month or two.
What were the benefits to you in being a 2017 NCWQ bursary recipient?
After receiving the 2017 NCWQ Bursary, I have been able to cut back on work hours and dedicate my time to my studies. I have been able to secure a new job in the education field which fits in perfectly with my study timetable. I have enjoyed a relaxing break over the Christmas period and I am looking forward to being able to focus my attention on my studies in my last year!
What are your goals for this year?
To work hard and improve my GPA at uni in my last year.
To graduate and hopefully secure a teaching job for 2019!
What is your personal mantra or self-talk that you use to keep yourself on track in pursuing your aspirations?
If you work hard and do your best, you can do anything!
Who have been your most significant woman role models?
My teachers and mentor teachers throughout school and uni.