Girl in the garage By Smriti Daniel Thilini Gunasekera loved cars from a young age, encouraged by her father. Now, thanks to support from DIMO Thilini has shown that women can be a driving force in the automobile industry View(s): View(s):Standing at just 4’11, Thilini Gunasekera is used to being dismissed. It happened when she wanted to join the Air Force and study aeronautical engineering – she didn’t meet the height requirement. Thilini knows her way around, in part because she has been in and out of garages since she was a little girl. Thilini met many who didn’t hesitate to tell her women could not do this work.
Source: Sunday Times March 09, 2019 19:05 UTC