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Mikaela Kärki

Competitor in Skill: Pâtisserie and Confectionery
Country: Finland

How did you get interested in your skill?
I got interested in Confectionery step by step. The more I have done the cakes, sugarworks and pralines the more I get excited.

Where did you do your training for your skill? I practice the each of my copetitionworks every weeks very much.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?  My teacher told me about opportunity take part in competitions.

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
My mother

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
Interesting and exciting

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills. 
it is hard work. Sometimes i feel i can`t do it. But is very nice learn new things and develope

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
i have learned many new things

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I work in confectionery

What are your future career aspirations?
I have dream to work inspring working environment where i can develop more and learn new skills