Charmaine Smith

State of cohesion in the nation needs to be seriously addressed

If social cohesion is not defined and a social pact not developed, democracy is further undermined and inequality, along racial lines, widens

Seeking the ‘glue’ that can help us grow together

'So, in my (ideal) view of the world, Reconciliation Day starts a period when the nation gets to come together in many ways'

Meditation and mindfulness training offers a breath of calm in the classroom

​Meditation offers unexplored possibilities for behaviour control, writes Charmaine Smith.

Wanted: Women engineers

Engineers in South Africa are an endangered species. Latest labour department figures show that the skills shortage in the industry had surpassed the 10 000 mark by the end of last year. South African Women in Engineering aims to turn things around and has set their sights on attracting and keeping women in the profession.

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