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Inspirational Women Interview: Janet Robertson

Inspirational Women Interview: Janet Robertson Name:   Janet Robertson

Job Title:  Chair of WEA Inverness Local Association and member of the Inverness International Women's Group

What would you tell your 16 year old self?
To make sure I got a good education.

What was your first job?
William St. Clair Wilson's where I spent 6 years training to become a printer/bookbinder

What woman/women have inspired you?
Florence Nightingale and all the women who campaigned for our right to vote.

What one change do you believbe would make the biggest difference to the life of women?
Remove the barriers and recieve support when they apply for good jobs that were previously considered "men's jobs".

Who would be your ideal dinner guests?
Martin Luther King, Mother Theresa, Florence Nightingale, President Obama

What is the best advice you have been given?
Always look at others before you start to complain about your own circumstances.  There's always people worse off than yourself.

Favourite holiday spot?
Tenerife and I also love Scotland.  I used to go all over Scotland fishing with my late husband.


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