After over a year coping with Covid, working from home and beginning to emerge from restrictions how will this have an effect on your social skills, ability to relate to your work colleagues and to attend in person events?
What we can all do to support each other more especially in an industry that was fast paced before and has increased exponentially during Covid?
Explain more about Girls Code MK and how you can help reap the benefits of a more diverse workforce.
Georgina Hodgkinson has been coding since 7 years old thanks to an electrical engineer dad and gadget geek. She is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, has a degree in computing from the Open University, is a qualified ICT teacher and holds numerous technology qualifications to keep her skills up to date or to satisfy her life long learner habits. She has over 30 years in various roles in the tech industry and is currently a technology consultant and founder of her own business.
She has an interest for new technologies including RPA, AI, robotics, AR, and IoT which helps her mission to help women of today learn the skills of tomorrow. Her motto of live, love, learn - help others as you climb, comes to life with her projects of Girls Code MK, Code For Her, and her various other voluntary roles.
Girls Code MK started in 2017 at Bletchley Park and has transitioned to online during covid with an aspiration of moving forward to hybrid where new coders are supported, mentored and encouraged to learn the skills to get a job in technology.
Code for Her is an online event that started in 2021 to bring together various skills, and talents to encourage and inspire more women to code, break down barriers to entry and present software development as a creative, fun and diverse career.