Jane Orme

Software Engineer, Bluefruit Software

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Be confident and try things out.

What do you do?

Various software development roles from developing to documentation.

Why did you choose this field?

My dad (an IT teacher) sparked an interest when I was very young. He taught me to code at 13.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

That I could work on medical software in a fairly creative role.

Why do you love working in STEM?

I love that the devices I work on can make a difference in the world. I enjoy working closely with a team of passionate engineers.

Best advice for next generation?

Be confident and try things out. They might not always go to plan but even mistakes are good for learning and sometimes you end up trying something new that will really inspire you or discover new skills.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

If you hear “that’s not possible”, then ask “what is possible?” instead of just saying thank you and leaving.

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