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.
At a She Does Digital networking event earlier this week, on my table, we began to talk about learning to code and how many amazing resources are out there. Since everybody isn’t lucky enough to necessarily have fantastic courses located near them, we began to discuss how else you could learn, using free resources online.
Who says that those teen years of mastering Photoshop were a waste of time? Not Heather Paxton — the next digital creative to take the reins of our #wheredidyoustart campaign. Read on to find out more about Heather, and how she’s taken her first steps into the digital industry, fresh out of uni.