UX Panel: Racial Diversity in Design



A live-streamed panel covering Diversity in Design. Learn, connect and grow with the UX community, without leaving your home!
Thursday, July 9th. 18:00 – 19:10. 

 

This is a FREE event for all. However are are accepting donations: all donations will be going to The Black Curriculum, a social enterprise founded in 2019 by young people to address the lack of Black British history in the UK Curriculum.

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We are bringing to you a panel discussion from inspiring global leaders in UX, design, product and digital. We will be discussing racial diversity in design – the lack of, why we need racial diversity, and how to go about doing it. Join us for the panel to hear more!

 

Featuring:

Jaz Broughton – Coach & Customer Success Manager

Joel Gill – Experience Designer

Sharae Gibbs – Founder – She Designs

Hosted by: Hosted by: Sunil Pithwa – Senior UX Designer – Aviva
 

 

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The Event

The show begins at 1pm with introductions and the opportunity to digitally network with the other viewers in the chat section of the live stream. Our panel kicks off at 1.15pm sharp!

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6.00PM – Event Opens – Time to Network
6.10PM – Panel Starts
6.40PM – Event End – Afterparty Networking

Our Panelists:

Sharae Gibbs – Founder – She Designs
Sharae Gibbs is the Founder and CEO of She Designs Creative Agency, LLC. She Designs provides technical training, mentorship, and career coaching to underrepresented women to bridge the diversity gap in the tech industry.

Sharae currently works as a UX/Interaction Design Manager for Johnson and Johnson. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art & Design.

In 2019, Sharae was invited to speak on a panel at Google for International Women’s Day. The focus of the “Rise Up, Reach Back” panel was to highlight women who have led incredible initiatives, and created space for other women to succeed.

In 2020, Sharae was featured in the The Black UX Collective list on Medium of 10 Inspiring Designers in Tech to Follow this Black History Month.

Joel Gill – Experience Designer
Purpose. Success Criteria.
From green screen to touch screen to screen at all. Joel work with organisations globally, to create & curate desirable, meaningful experiences.
He is a polymath. It’s gorgeous. Running departments, leading teams or working independently, with C suite through to practitioner level stakeholders.
Joel is a mixologist of typography, colour, imagery, form, technology and, especially, content.
Creating ecosystems all over the world, that communicate purpose, and form.
Joel simply love what he does & is still totally in awe of his role and what it affords him.
He is also the Professional Standards Committee Director at The Human Centered Design Society.

Jaz Broughton – Coach & Customer Success Manager

Jaz is a coach for life and work; championing the importance of creating the life you want while doing the work you love. Integrating years of tech expertise with coaching, consulting and personal development to deliver memorable events and impactful services. Multi-passionate and proud founder, coach, Mixpanel customer success manager and Hustle Crew consultant helping others to grow through personal development.


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