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Robyn Oates is a Sustainable Development Officer in the United Nations Secretary General’s Office in New York City. After completing her BCom Honours in Accounting Sciences at the University of Pretoria, she worked in the private sector, including at Deloitte and Barclays Capital.
On this episode, she chats to us about:
- How her family’s support helped her find the courage to explore internationally.
- Finding her voice in the private sector.
- Living her dream in New York City.
- How she holds on to hope and focuses on taking action to improve things.
- Learning patience and compromise in working to bring about change.
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LeadUP is a production of the University of Pretoria’s Alumni Office. Our host is Lennox Wasara and our team includes Elna Schütz and Samantha Castle. Our technical engineers are Meropa Communications.