June 21, 2017

Interview with Laure Abjean, Rail Track engineer

Name and profession:

Laure Abjean/ Rail Track Engineer

What is the best thing of your current job?

The challenge I have in new projects.

What was your first job?

Cleaner in a hotel for one day!

As a kid, what was your dream job?

Air traffic controller

Did you set yourself a professional path to follow?

Yes, I knew when I was younger that I wanted to be technical path.

Did you have a role model growing up?


What is the best piece of advice you were given?

When I was at school, I have been told not to listen the wickedness of the kids and to go above that.

Who inspires you now?

I do not have a model but if I had to have one it would be someone that defends the feminism like Simone de Beauvoir, a French writer that tried to fight for the woman rights.

What would you tell a girl who doesn’t know what to do in the future?

Not to stress about it, that there is always time for change.

Define success.

Be able to do what we want.

What do you think is necessary to be able to say you have succeeded?

I have the job that I was aiming for.