News — Skillsforall
Skills for All: Aircraft Maintenance Technician Caroline Söderqvist, Sweden
The 23-year-old helicopter technician from Mjölby, Sweden, will compete in Aircraft Maintenance at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, having entered the same category in her home nation’s 2016 competition. She hopes her career choice can help to address the under-representation of women in aviation.
7 March 2017
Skills For All: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician Roudha Ali Ibrahim Ali, UAE
Challenging herself and the supposed norms surrounding gender and the workplace, while also serving her nation, were the key factors that persuaded Roudha Ali Ibrahim Ali to set her sights on competing in WorldSkills, when it is hosted in her home country.
6 March 2017
Skills For All: Aircraft Maintenance Technician Soila Korhonen, Finland
Soila Korhonen can testify to the fact that women sometimes struggle to find where opportunities lie – having found a gateway to her chosen profession purely through her own initiative, and the internet.
6 March 2017
Skills For All: Stonemason Charlotte Martin, Belgium
Honouring the past is how Charlotte Martin sees her future – with her ambitions literally set in stone. A qualified stonemason, the 26-year-old from Belgium stands out in her chosen field as a woman working in a highly-specialized craft with a gender ratio that is tilted heavily towards men. But she feels that is now starting to change.
3 March 2017
Skills For All: Car Painter Alex Banks, New Zealand
Petrolhead painter Alex Banks is combining her love of cars and creativity to make her mark in a male-dominated industry.
2 March 2017