Karina a mechanic and author of the spanner diaries

Karina is a heavy vehicle mechanic and is the author of “The Spanner Diaries”. After completing her apprenticeship and working in the industry Karina has begun studying at university.

35sec Karina’s Intro
1.20min Why Karina began a mechanic apprenticeship
2.48min An early interest in cars
3.42min The support of family and friends
4.54min Classmates and the schools reactions
6.02min Karina Moving around to continue her apprenitceship
6.59min Karina is studying a bachelor in accounting with a major in financial planning
8.10min Why Karina decided to study accounting
10.15min A Mum working on cars is normal for Karina’s kids
11.48min Role models
13.16min The Spanner Diaries
15.22min How parents can support their kids considering an apprenticeship
16.30min How can we get more women into the industry
17.40min Not so many women in the industry
18.32min Get in touch with Karina

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