#PODCAST: A 15-year-old Ladysmith girl has been selected to represent SA at a massive leadership summit in Chicago

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producer Matthew Veeran - A 15-year-old Ladysmith girl will soon get the chance of a lifetime when she represents South Africa at the Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Program in Chicago. Shakaarah Bharath will be the only South African participant joining over 70 girls from across the globe for a robust program, designed to build the next generation of global leaders. Shakaarah is a talented speaker who has a passion for issues affecting women and often engages in school debates and spoken word poetry to express her views. Speaking ahead of her much-anticipated trip, Shakaarah says that she hopes to break the stigma that many people have of South Africa and show them that we can compete on an even footing...
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