Zainab is an Associate Developer at AND Digital with business analysts and developers to facilitate software solutions with the latest technology and agile development methodologies. She is an inclusion and diversity advocate, aiming to reduce the digital skill gap by helping and encouraging disadvantaged people and women to start their career in tech. Zainab is a proud Tech Returner and graduate of the Your Return To Tech programme having taken a 3 year career break due to the asylum process in the UK, she has previously worked in academia and research and completed an MSc in communication and signal processing engineering. Away from work she is Mum to two amazing kids and passionate about all things craft like glass painting, quilling and homemade items.
Zainab will join the ' Return To Confidence' panel sharing her experiences of career break and working with others to return to their technology careers.