Episode: Mining Your Potential

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STEM Field of Dreams
Episode: Mining Your Potential

In this episode, Talita Thompson, a mine engineer shares her unique and inspiring career. Talita’s journey into mining engineering began in an unexpected way, as her mother enrolled her in a mining technician course against her initial desires. However, her unexpected introduction to the field ignited a passion that eventually led her to pursue a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering. Her path took her to the United States, where she completed a year abroad and continued to seize opportunities that aligned with her passion for mining.

As the conversation unfolds, Talita imparts valuable wisdom gained through her journey, emphasizing the importance of not letting others’ opinions deter you from pursuing your dreams. She also shares insights on the significance of asking questions and effective communication.