Session type:

Workshop

Presented by:

Fionn Tynan-O'Mahony

Sopra Steria

Stéphanie Krus

Sopra Steria

Arooj Alim

Sopra Steria

Session time:

19 Nov 11:15 13:15

Session duration:

120 minutes

About the session

How can we learn from the software development community and organisations such as Code Your Future to rethink how people enter the design profession?

In this workshop, we will collaboratively explore the approaches taken by organisations such as Code Your Future and identify opportunities to build a more diverse and inclusive design community.

We hope that participants not only find this enlightening but can become involved and take ownership of building this community.

Participant takeaways:

  • Understanding of the models of organisations such as Code Your Future and how they bring disadvantaged and under-represented communities into the Software Development profession
  • Rich conversation and collaboration leading to the identification of opportunities to replicate or reimagine this model in the design community
  • An opportunity to form the part of a new community, taking ownership over the ideas and directions discussed in this forum
  • An opportunity to contribute meaningfully to the future of the design community in the UK and beyond

This session will be:

  • Delivered: Live
  • Recorded: Yes (please note breakout sessions may not be recorded)
  • Has a cap of: 50 participants
  • Includes: Small group work

Themes: Training, Under-represented Communities, Entry-Level

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