Digital And Smart-Tech Director, Young Scot
Kirsten is a Director at Scottish youth charity Young Scot focussed on supporting young people to make informed decisions and choices and have access to opportunities, and the ability to shape services and decision-making in Scotland. As a qualified librarian, Kirsten’s career started in the library sector, moving into the voluntary sector with a focus on information literacy and knowledge management. Kirsten transitioned info the digital sector, working for a leading digital agency around digital development, social media and data, before returning to the voluntary sector. Kirsten’s current role at Young Scot focuses on harnessing data, the smart-technology of the Young Scot National Entitlement Card and the digital public service infrastructure to tackle inequalities, along with providing a top-class digital/social information service and opportunities for young people in Scotland at a local and national level.