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"The important thing is to do what you really like, I think there are opportunities, companies are looking for talent, and there women can make a great contribution."
The 4th year Biomedical Engineering student, Ekiñe Otegi, participated in the VII edition of Gazte Up.
15 | 11 | 2022
On Tuesday, November 15, took place the VII edition of Gazte Up, the Employment and Youth conference organized by Diario Vasco. Throughout the morning, several professionals from different fields brought their knowledge and experiences to the young audience gathered in the auditorium of the Aquarium of San Sebastian.
Under the question " Can we banish old beliefs about the role of women in industry and in business?", the 4th year student of Biomedical EngineeringEkiñe Otegi, shared roundtable with the Deputy Minister of Employment and Inclusion in the Basque Government, Alfonso Gurpegui, the director of Economic Promotion in the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa, Iker Estensoro and the president of the association EmakumeEkin, Miren Lauzirika.
Ekiñe: "You are going to finish a stage and I encourage you to do something that you really like. I think there are opportunities, companies are looking for talent and there we women can make a great contribution. Enjoy learning." pic.twitter.com/Gfp2crUf7H- Tecnun (@tecnun) November 15, 2022
The speakers discussed the role of women in companies, the role of institutions in promoting the presence of women, thequestions faced by young people in their first job in a constantly changing society, and the adaptation to the demands of companies.
Among the attendees at conference, there were several students from high school diplomaEkiñe Otegi, a future engineer, encouraged them to do what they really like "you are going to finish a stage, and I encourage you to do something that you really like, I think there are opportunities, companies are looking for talent, and there women can make a great contribution".
The workshop, which was developed in bilingual and has the collaboration of the Basque Employment Service, the Basque Government and the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa, was presented by the journalist of Diario Vasco, Itziar Altuna, and also counted with the participation of Begoña González, Co-director of Coaching Camp, Kaisu Tuominiemi, cooperative partner in TZBZ, José Luis Gugel, CEO of The Key Talent and Gloria Múgica, general director of Lanbide.