We met with Leeds City College a few weeks ago to talk about how we could help encourage more digital businesses to take on work experience students. Akeisha Brown from the colleges Business Engagement team talks about how digital businesses can get involved and how beneficial work experience is to students wanting to pursue careers in the industry.
Coming to our Ada - why Ada Lovelace’s legacy is as important to feminism as it is to computer science.
Ada Lovelace’s contribution to technical science has had such a profound impact on computer advancement that we’re still benefiting from her creation of the very first computer code.
In fact, you can thank Ada for being able to read this blog post right now.
Meet Xuefei Wen, an Artificial Intelligence Engineer at Crisp. With a solid background in computer science, Xuefei’s role involves protecting people from risks on social media, and she spends her time building techniques for image recognition. Learn all about her vital work and route into the world of digital in her #Wheredidyoustart story.
Meet Charlotte Tyson. Despite early redundancy and health setbacks, her resilience, determination and passion for marketing has seen her work her way up to a prestigious E-Commerce Analyst role at one of the largest purchasing organisations in Yorkshire. Continually wanting to improve and further her skillset, discover Charlotte’s inspiring #WhereDidYouStart story below.
We met Zahra at #InLeedsDay2017 which is an event run by Ahead Partnership to give students an insight into careers in Leeds. Zahra really stood out from the rest of the students as she had already become a great role model before leaving education. She's caught the attention of the press, the BBC and now us!