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  1. I have just come across your blog when googling 'hairstyles for hardhats' and I'm so glad that there are other female engineers getting their views and experiences out there. I'm doing an engineering apprenticeship (although considered quite old for an apprentice at 22) and since making the decision to go into this career I haven't looked back once! I love reading about other females perspective in such a male dominated area. I'll be making my way through your blog posts one by one, keep up the good work girls!

    1. I'm so glad you found our blog, and that you found a passion for engineering! And 22 is not too old for an apprentice, I actually have a post in draft about the fact that most of the co-ops that I work with are older than me, some up to 10 years. If you ever want to share your experiences, just let us know! We've been balancing work and school and real life and have fallen a little behind recently... hopefully we'll bounce back soon!


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