Talented hairdresser Phoebe McLavy has learned to overcome dyslexia to accomplish her career and competition dreams. Phoebe, 20, who works for Morgan Edward Salon in Carmarthen, won a bronze medal at WorldSkills Kazan with the UK Squad in August.
She has completed a Traineeship and Foundation Apprenticeship in Hair at Coleg Sir Gâr in Llanelli and has now progressed to an apprenticeship.
“I would never have dreamed of doing this, but my confidence has grown and, most importantly, my skill level in hairdressing has developed. I am able to celebrate and support the strengths that dyslexia can bring to life, as I come up with creative solutions to navigate around obstacles and want to inspire other people.”