Helen leads the employability element of the foundation’s Dell Young Leaders program. Her scope of work includes working directly with students on the program to support them in improving their career readiness and liaising with organisations to grow the awareness of the program and maximise the opportunities available to students.
Prior to joining the foundation, Helen worked in Dubai and London and has focused her career onto working with students and graduates to maximise their career potential. This included a careers advisory role at Imperial College London, managing the assessment and selection function of a leading graduate recruitment agency and working on a outsource provision for the UK Government’s Department of Work and Pensions, supporting 19 – 24 year olds under the ‘Backing Young Britain’ scheme. As a graduate in BSocSci Labour, Organisational Psychology and Human Resources Management from the University of Cape Town, Helen now brings her international experience to the work of the foundation in South Africa.