“I started in the construction sector thinking that it wasn’t my place and I wouldn’t fit, but I got a surprise”

Sandra Botella Bonilla finished her training at the Centre of Fundación Laboral in Palma two months ago and now works as a bricklayer’s labourer for a construction company on the island. Among his aims is to continue training in Occupational Risk Prevention or digitization applied to construction After a lifetime of working as an administrator,…

“People say that working on the construction site is too hard for women, they say we can’t do it, and of course I could”

Inma Ocaña, after more than ten years as a painter, has just finished the Official Certificate of Industrial Painting in Construction of the Fundación Laboral to become qualified and improve her work situation. After many years as a security guard, Inmaculada Ocaña decided to try her luck in the construction sector. For more than a…

“The training has helped me find a job I really like”

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Leónida Antonia Jiménez Ayala, without previous experience in the sector and after more than ten years dedicated to carry for the elders, has decided to start the professional certification course level 1 in Plumbing at the Training Centre of the Fundación Laboral of Palma After more than ten years of caring for the elderly, the…

“From the jobs I’ve done, crane operator is the one I like the most. I will try to work on something I enjoy as long as I can”

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Catalina Marimón began working in construction at the age of 40 as a crane operator. After several years of unemployment, she has returned to the labor market through the portal Construyendo Empleo of the Fundación Laboral de la Construcción She was around 40 years old when Catalina Marimón Vallespir began her training in the construction…

“I hope there will be more women in the construction sector in the future, to make a stand and prove that we are here and we’re worth it”

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Marina Gómez Borja decided last year to train in the construction sector after being unemployed. She is now one of the few women painters of metal structures in Galicia thanks to the Fundación Laboral After several years in the forest-based sector, Marina Gómez decided to try her luck in the construction sector to achieve greater…

More than a decade, working for the incorporation of women in construction from the Fundación Laboral de Las Palmas

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Fundación Laboral de la Construcción of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has been working for over a decade on training and employment projects aimed at breaking down gender barriers and creating an industry on an equal footing, thanks to the support and collaboration that the joint entity maintains with other local and regional public institutions,…

Alliance between the Spanish Red Cross and the Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, with its Women can Build project

On Friday May 11, we had a very positive meeting with the area of ​​Employment Plan and Social Intervention of the Spanish Red Cross to strengthen, even more, the synergies between the SpanishRed Cross and Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, through the project Women Can Build. To talk about the incorporation of women in the…
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