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POSTPONED: ONLINE: Exploring data through virtual work experience

When 26 Apr 2022 Start16:00 End16:45
Organised by Tim Wilson
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This event has been POSTPONED and will be rescheduled imminently.


Get the lowdown on one the leading virtual work experience programmes!

We're excited to welcome Rachel Keane from Digdata plus panellists from Capital One, CACI and BT to learn how employers are using data every day to make informed business decisions and the key skills they are seeking in their future talent pipeline.

Read more about DigData in our chat with Rachel here: 


Join us

The Digdata programme is a virtual work experience and career panel offering for students in secondary and tertiary education, where data is used to solve a business problem using data.

Working with leading brands such as: Facebook, CACI, Capital One and now BT, Digdata have been working with schools, colleges and universities across the UK to showcase the breadth of career paths, opportunities and key skills to succeed in building a career in data.

The UK has a national skills shortage in this high growth area of 200k roles! With a career vertical that has tripled its demand for talent, there has been no better time to digdata!

All Digdata events are free to attend, hosted on MS Teams and outside of schools hours, and assist in meeting Gatsby benchmarks 4 and 5.

Panellists so far confirmed include:

  • Rachel Keane, Chief Data Inspirer, Data Inspiration Group
  • Jean Panagamuwa, Chief Data Risk Officer, Capital One
  • Alice Church, Senior Consultant, CACI Ltd
  • Shane Liddy, Data Analyst, BT


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For further information

Tim Wilson