“Have determination and perseverance. Even if you can’t overcome the stumbling block, at least try your best.
“As women, some of us may have had to fight harder to get to where we are because we had more sceptics to convince. Use that fighting spirit to lead and succeed!
“In life, there will be many obstacles that will come your way. Press on, and you will succeed in the end. After all, if other women have made it, you can too.”
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