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Message from CEO David Hoey on International Women's Day

7 March 2017


In recognition of International Women's Day, 8 March 2017, David Hoey, CEO WorldSkills International spoke to the importance of encouraging more women to consider a skills career.

"There are not enough women in skills, trades, and technologies, I can assure you that is one of the best career opportunities," said David Hoey. "Consider a skilled career and you will be amazed at the opportunities available."  


Leading up to International Women's Day, WorldSkills featured a Skills For All campaign profiling women from around the globe excelling in their skilled careers. Visit our HeForShe webpage to learn more about the WorldSkills pledge for HeForShe – a solidarity movement for gender equality, led by the United Nations.