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Jade Parkinson-Hill
Founder
Steam School
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I am the founder of Steam School. We broadcast interviews into schools every week with inspirational people from the worlds of science, tech and digital media.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Marketing and relationship building
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

I created a school for teenagers who wanted to get into video games.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

Masters and life long learner. I believe we should learn something new everyday.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I started my career in tech after leaving University. Throughout my career i have worked with some amazing entrepreneurs who either provided me with great opportunities in tech or supported education projects whilst I worked in schools. All of these entrepreneurs gave me the confidence and inspiration to start my own business.

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

Start now, learn to code, even at a basic level, explore digital creativity projects and build a portfolio of fantastic projects to show a future employer.


I AM...
BRAVE
CREATIVE
LOYAL