The Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) Executive Manager: Research, Doctor Simphiwe Buthelezi had the opportunity to speak at the Unemployed Environmental Graduates Mini Summit held in Ixopo, under Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality on 05 December 2019. Her presentation focused on the subject of youth development programmes that are offered by MKI through Research, Innovation and Maritime mandate. She also encouraged young graduates to change their mindset and look at every situation as a life lesson. “When we change our mindset, everything changes. Let’s get the basics and foundation right so that we can achieve our dreams,” she said.