Meet the young lady carpenter making massive waves in a 'man's world'

Meet the young lady carpenter making massive waves in a 'man's world'

- Jeanne-Marie Magdellen is a budding female carpenter

- The young artist currently works at a shop at Koforidua in the Eastern Region

- Magdellen recently shared her story in a post on social media

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Jeanne-Marie Magdellen is a female carpenter who has won the admiration of many with her rare craft as a woman shining in a field which men have the most power and influence.

The young lady is among very few women who have taken the roles of carpenters in spite of the challenges females in the male-dominated industry face.

These daunting setbacks have been deepened by the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus pandemic which compelled the closure of schools and other services.

A collage of the female carpenter. Photo source: Instagram/Jeanne-Marie Magdellen

A collage of the female carpenter. Photo source: Instagram/Jeanne-Marie Magdellen
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Amid the unseen chaos, Magdellen took the opportunity to pursue her childhood dream.

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In a post on social media, Magdellen revealed that as schools remained closed for about three months, she "took time to learn basic carpentry with a workshop not far from [her] in Koforidua."

The budding female carpenter noted that she is very proud of herself. According to Magdellen, it is the "hardest yet most productive decision she has made!"

She reveals that she goes to the workshop on weekends to follow through with her passion. Magdellen aspires to create an excellent and comfortable building space for young growing adults.

The young lady has motivated the youth, especially women, with her bold decision to take on a career in a so-called 'man's world'.

Read the full message shared by Magdellen below:

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the world is seriously changing with women taking the courage to delve into fields hitherto seen as the exclusive preserve of men.

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This summarises the story of Taofeeqah Fehintola Mustapha, a female university graduate currently taking the internet by storm for her extra-ordinary passion to make ends meet.

Taofeeqah is into shoemaking despite having a degree in Chemistry. Earlier, on Tuesday, July 28, she shared pictures of herself at work as she designs different shoes, asking people to come and patronise her.

The Chemistry graduate calls herself a lady shoemaker who churns out the best pieces. In a recent post she made on Sunday, August 9, she shared pictures of how well she has moved in the craft.

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