High flying Renee breaks down barriers to help others succeed in engineering industry

By Rebecca Franks

JOINING the air force cadets was a major turning point for Randwick’s Renee Wootton who discovered a passion for “pulling apart planes” and went onto study aerospace engineering.

The 23-year-old now works at Qantas in Mascot and travels to schools across NSW to encourage students ‒ particularly women ‒ to study STEM subjects and consider a future in engineering.

As a proud Tharawal woman, Ms Wootton also volunteers with disadvantaged Aboriginal young people through an after school program run by The Settlement in Redfern and has been nominated for a NSW/ACT Young Achiever Award as a result.

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