#GIRLTECHLCR is a Leeds City Council and thebigword funded project delivered by Ahead Partnership. Our overall aim is to get more female students inspired to work in digital and tech in Leeds, whilst demonstrating the range of roles and careers they can have in the sector. Where possible we aim to contextualise our students’ learning to relate what they’re earning at school with digital roles and careers on their doorstep. This event will see 80 Year 9 female students across the Leeds come together to take part in a digital and tech related day. The day will consist of employer-led technology workshops a panel and a guest speaker.
This activity aims to raise awareness and understanding of the digital sector, whilst challenging gender stereotypes within the sector, improving the employability skills of sector. The day intends to bring businesses together to raise students’ aspirations young people.
*This is a closed event