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Kate
Strategy Leader
Government Communications
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I explore new and exciting opportunities with technology, people and partnerships. My company helps keep Britain safe and secure, and my daily work contributes to the future of that mission.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Problem Solving
  • Supporting People
  • Creativity
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Leading global teams to deliver a programme of transformational new applications across the globe (Japan, America and Europe).

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

At college I studied Further Maths, Physics and Computing, and enjoyed Drama and Music in my spare time. I studied Computer Science at Oxford University.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I love solving problems, and working with the latest gadgets. I thrive when working in a team, building a close-knit family who are all dedicated to completing a challenge.

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

Careers in digital/tech don't mean sitting at a computer every day. There are lots of opportunities to be creative in designing new systems, to travel, to learn new things, to build new friendships, and to contribute to important business and marketing decisions. STEM subjects give you extra tools and perspectives that can help you in your professional and personal life.


I AM...
ENTHUSIASTIC
PASSIONATE
ADAPTABLE