Safiyeh Eid, a 2013 graduate of the VTC in Beit Hanina is continuing to advance her career in catering and food preparation. After Safiyeh finished high school, she earned a diploma in social work from Al Tireh College in Ramallah. As is the case with many young Palestinian college and university graduates, Safiyeh found it very difficult to find work in her field.
Without work in her field, Safiyeh began to look for something to keep her busy. She heard about the VTC from her neighbors and initially joined the catering program at the VTC as a hobby. Her training period was done at the Ambassador Hotel in Jerusalem where she was trained in all aspects of food preparation and food service. The staff at the Ambassador Hotel took notice of how skilled Safiyeh is. After graduating from the VTC, she was hired as a full-time employee and has gradually been given more and more responsibilities.
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