Erin: I never thought I’d end up in tech. At college, ICT wasn’t my initial choice. I ended up in that course because the one I wanted was full and, in a class of around 30, I was one of probably 4 girls. But, I loved it and realized that it was what I wanted to do with my life. I know that there’s this myth that tech is this big, scary, intimidating industry but it’s not. There’s also loads of people and support, like our “Women in Tech” group for example, that are happy to share their knowledge and experiences so I’d encourage anyone that’s interested to take the jump and just go for it.
Amy: I’ve always loved IT and Technology - It’s been a massive part of my life for as long as I can remember. When it was time to go to University, it was just a really natural choice to study AI, and then to look for roles in Software Development. At CloudM, we are all treated equally, as professionals, and held to the same high, but ultimately rewarding standard. The opportunities are there regardless of your background and it’s an exciting, ever-changing industry to be part of. My piece of advice would be to just have confidence in your skills, and remember that your opinions and knowledge are equally as valued as others.