Head of Sourcing & Marketing at WeThinkCode_
Katie believes that peer-to-peer digital education in today’s Fourth Industrial Revolution is key in creating opportunities for Africa’s youth. Born into a family of educators, Katie considers herself extremely fortunate to have enjoyed a varied education including a Bachelor of Journalism & Media Studies (Hons.) and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Media Management from Rhodes University. While traveling and working abroad, she also completed two online courses with Distinction; Digital Marketing (Quirk, Stellenbosch Business School) and Online Copywriting (GetSmarter, University of Cape Town).
Katie has extensive digital marketing experience across a number of different industries including the alcohol, FMCG, travel and tourism, motoring, finance and health and wellness industries. Today, Katie aligns her values to her varied skill set as she sources future WeThinkCode_ talent to join the Joburg and Cape Town campuses. Going forward, WeThinkCode_ aims to establish another three campuses across the African continent and Katie looks forward to establishing Pan-African partnerships and sourcing diverse talent to join WeThinkCode_. She is also passionate about driving WeThinkCode_’s internal WomenThinkCode_ initiative; where she strives to recruit, retain and nurture more women in the tech industry.
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