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Asma Younis
Digital Consultant
AND Digital
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I am working as a Digital Delivery Lead at AND Digital, where I do a lot of different things ranging from Programme Delivery, helping clients define Digital Visions, Roadmaps and Strategies, or carrying out UX/UI related activities such as Design Sprints. Previous to this role I have had a variety of roles in Solution, Application and Infrastructure architecture, and front-end Development.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Leadership
  • Creating teams
  • Programme Management
  • Senior Stakeholder Management
  • Career Coaching
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Technology Solution Design for emergency services to be able to effectively & promptly deploy police officers in response to 999 calls.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

Computer Science (Software Engineering) BSc (Hons)

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I always wanted to be a doctor, but made the switch when I started using computers for the first time to do homework during an English course. I was mind blown,I love the constant change in this industry that challenges you to come up with innovative solutions to adapt.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

It’s the one area which changes and improves rapidly compared to most of the careers, it would give you a broad range and depth of experience and will always keep you on your toes.


I AM...
AMBITIOUS
CURIOUS
SUPPORTIVE