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.
Meet Jane Nriapia. Fuelled with determination and a passion for all things digital, her affinity for coding, computers and SEO has led her to become a Senior Account Manager for one of the North East’s largest search agencies. Learn all about her not-so-traditional route into the role in her #WhereDidYouStart story. Over to you, Jane!
Meet Natacha Ségala. A self-taught web developer, Natacha has a determination and grit that’s landed her the job she has today. In short - this tale proves that you should never put a limit on what you can do, and never doubt what you can offer. Natacha didn’t. Here’s her #WhereDidYouStart story.
This post is for people in the digital industry; the employers, the employees and the people who are looking to enter the industry. To help, the She Does Digital team have collated ten things that we can all do to #pressforprogress, celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 and encourage more women into our industry.
Public speaking is a major fear for so many people - ranking higher than the fear of heights, clowns, spiders, snakes and, apparently, even death. So why should you put yourself out there and get up on stage? Find out more, along with some top tips for getting started!
We’ve had a good chat with Tanja Lichtensteiger for this #WhereDidYouStart. Tanja may not have a degree, but what she does have is a true understanding and appreciation of apprenticeships - and when this is paired with a passion for tech… well. We don’t think there’s much that could stand in her way. Over to you, Tanja!