Meet Louise Wood

Employment & Skills Senior Manager
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Employment & Skills Senior Manager at Leeds City Council

A key part of Louise Wood's work within Employment & Skills at Leeds City Council is to support employers in the digital sector with their workforce talent needs, understanding what skills are necessary and helping to inspire the workforce of the future by linking digital and tech employers with emerging and future talent.

A passion of hers is looking at ways to support EDI in the workplace, increasing diversity in tech by encouraging employers to rethink their employment practices to be more inclusive. Her role focuses on increasing a diverse talent pool for tech careers by engaging with a range of community groups and emerging talent. She is a board member of WILD Digital, where they are looking at ways to break diversity barriers for people accessing digital sector job opportunities, and she is an ambassador of the Leeds City Council Women's Voice staff network.

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