The 2012 matric results have just been released and there are a lot of tough questions being asked about the quality of the qualification and the opportunities that will be available to those who did actually achieve their matric.
In this excellent TEDx Jamaica talk, Felecia Hatcher tells her story about being discouraged by her guidance counsellor in high school and battling on the road to becoming a successful entrepreneur. This should be a must-see for all South Africans asking themselves what future they have as they leave the relative safety of high school.
Her bio reads:
Felecia is an author, social entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream & Gourmet Pops. For the past decade Felecia has dedicated her life to inspiring a new generation of leaders through her conversational talks on Entrepreneurship, College Funding and Personal Branding. Hatcher has been honored by the White House as one of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs under 30, Featured on the NBC Today Show-Grio’s 100 African American’s Making History, a TEDx Presenter and featured on the Cooking Channel, Inc Magazine, Wall Street Journal Japan, Entrepreneur, Essence Magazine and Black Enterprise.