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Featured Tradeswoman – Astrid Arnold

Featured Tradeswoman – Astrid Arnold

I am Astrid Arnold of TouchWood South West. I have been working as a carpenter for 20 years now. I trained at ‘Women’s Education in Building’ in London as a site carpenter and joiner. Unfortunately this amazing all women college for building trades no longer exists,...

Featured Tradeswoman – Karen Boom

Featured Tradeswoman – Karen Boom

“I’m Karen and I am a Female Electrician. That sounds weird doesn’t it? I mean you would never introduce Andy as “The Male Plumber” however this is where we are at!! Females in Trades are so rare that we do get treated as Unicorns!! When Hattie told me that she was...

Featured Tradeswoman – Hattie Hasan MBE

Featured Tradeswoman – Hattie Hasan MBE

Hattie Hasan - The oldest girl in a family of five children. First generation Turkish Cypriot. Muslim background. Known to local police from age three because of repeatedly running away. At a school that didn't offer A levels. Violent father. Expectations of her? To...

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