Bridging the gap between employers and students

akeisha brown • march 12

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.


#Wheredidyoustart №15: Alice Oakhill

she does digital • december 13

Meet Alice Oakhill. From studying History of Art at Birmingham University to owning a very impressive job title at The Mill in New York, Alice is truly one of the trail blazers of this digital era. Here, Alice has joined our #Wheredidyoustart campaign, and talks us through her impressive career to date. Over to you, Alice!

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Meet the team behind She Does Digital

annie moss-quate • december 6

Meet the team behind She Does Digital.



#Wheredidyoustart №14: Kim Greenop-Gadsby

she does digital • december 4

It’s arguably a rarity to hear of a PHP developer turned digital marketer, but that’s exactly the background that Kim Greenop-Gadsby is able to share with us. Here, she tells us of her career so far, and why those qualifications aren’t the be-all and end-all when it comes to working in the digital sector.


So What is Digital Anyway?

arianne donoghue • november 23

At She Does Digital we’re all about, unsurprisingly, digital. But what is digital and how is it different to tech or STEM? And why did we decide to focus our efforts on digital rather than one of these other areas?


#Wheredidyoustart №13: Caylin Smith

she does digital • november 14

Meet Caylin Smith. Now working for the British Library and Legal Deposit Libraries, Caylin’s pathway into her current job shows just how transferrable digital skillsets can be. And it’s fair to say that we’re a teeny bit jealous of the amazing experiences she’s had getting to where she is now! Over to you, Caylin.

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Don't Be Like Ada

arianne donoghue • october 10

Today, the 10th October is Ada Lovelace day — a day designed to highlight female role models in STEM fields. I want to talk a bit about Ada, her history and why I believe we all need to both be like Ada and not be like Ada.