VISION STAGE – SATURDAY 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Apprenticeships, internships, work experience, evening courses, part time university. There are so many options for how we can progress in higher education and into our careers. Hear from a panel of people who are doing it differently.
MEET THE PANEL:
I am a student at Levenshulme High School. I am currently in the process of completing my college applications and deciding what subjects I wish to take for my A Levels.
Noor HashmiStudent, Levenshulme High School
Mo is Founder & CEO of IN4.0 Plc. The Group operates IN4.0 at UCLAN Ltd which is a unique collaboration that is focused on enabling SME’s to adopt and improve their business with Industrial digital technologies and world class technical disruptor talent.
Previously Mo was Group Director at Hobs Plc where he led Hobs Studio which in the space of 4 years established itself as one the UK’s leading provider of 3D printing, 3D scanning and AR / VR.
Mo was MD of MPG which was acquired by Hobs Plc. A Digital Print and Document Management Company with headquarters in Manchester city centre. The business was listed in the Financial Times 100 fastest growing UK companies and grew to one of the largest independent digital print companies in the UK.
A Board Member of the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership leading on Schools and future skills. He is Chair of the Greater Manchester Careers and Employability Board. Mo was also Chair of Blackburn and Darwen Local Strategic Partnership for 5 years.
Founding Director and Vice Chair of STAR Academies a leading Multi Academy and Free Schools Trust, operating 25 Schools across the country. Two of the Trust’s Blackburn schools have been ranked 1st and 3rd of all schools nationally for two consecutive years.
Mo IsapCEO, IN4.0 Plc, Founding Director STAR Academies and Chair of GM LEP Education and Employability board.
Katy helps people to create lovely websites on Squarespace, working in particular with freelancers, charities and small businesses. She is also the founder of the Freelance Folk community, which runs popup coworking sessions and events for freelancers.
Katy CarlisleSquarespace Web Designer and Trainer, The Wheel Exists
Nominated for the Northern Power Women Award’s “One to Watch” category in 2017 and winner of ITV’s Northern Light’s Bootcamp. Emma has extensive digital marketing, media and communications experience working with companies including BBC, ITV, The Open Golf Championship and The Northern Powerhouse Partnership. Emma is the Northern Powerhouse Partnership’s first apprentice and is making a name for herself, working with Ministers, MPs, Mayors and business leaders, often being identified as the “blonde loud Scouser from the Northern Powerhouse”
Emma GreenDigital Marketing and communications, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
I am a software developer with from Leeds. I dropped out of college to pursue the career path I wanted to take, programming, and joined an apprenticeship at 17.
With zero coding knowledge to mid-level developer in 2.5 years, I now help teach others how to code in my spare time to pay forward the knowledge that was given to me.
I am one of Code First:Girls Top 25 Under 25 Ones to Watch 2017.
Clare DevineBusiness Analyst/Software Developer, Sky
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VISION STAGE – SATURDAY
Hear from panellists who have and are doing it differently.