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(Please), Don’t let us go extinct | Samantha Matheijsen | TEDxAvansUniversity


Extinction. The termination of a species. By choosing a career as a Maintenance Engineer, Samantha Matheijsen joins the minute & endangered population of technical women in the Netherlands. Speaking about her adventures, struggles, and stereotype she hopes to encourage young females to pursue their engineering passion and break all odds. Performing as a Maintenance Engineer at an Industrial plant, ensuring safety and reliability of assets, all while thriving for optimal costs; Samantha Matheijsen abides by the World Class Manufacturing strategy. Establishing a preventative maintenance plan, analyzing technical breakdowns, and creating standard procedures, all aiming to benefit the plant’s output, prevent future breakdowns and monitor KPI’s. – It’s all within her daily responsibilities. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx