Journey to UX

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700 W Virginia St

700 W Virginia St · Milwaukee, WI

How to find us

Join us in the Tannery Building - the Large Conference Room located on the Garden Level. There's a parking lot outside the building. Go to the easternmost building and follow the signs to the classroom downstairs.

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With any journey comes struggle, exploration, and risk. Even when it's the right thing to do, it isn't always the easiest thing to do. Learn how two UX designers with very different backgrounds discovered UX and made the journey to find joy in work.

In this talk, you will learn how Lori and Johanna:
-Decided to pursue UX
-Developed their knowledge and skills
-Marketed themselves
-Faced challenges along the way
-Continue to grow in the field

Join us on November 13th to discover that everyone has the drive to change and find fulfillment in their work, no matter their years of experience or background.

Speaker Bios:
Lori Popodi
Lori is a UX Designer with Centare where she helps teams create joyful experiences with thoughtful design. Before discovering her passion for UX, She enjoyed a 10-year career in accounting and finance. She made the switch to UX last year and takes great joy in helping others realize their own passions. When she isn't working, she spends her time traveling the globe and exploring her hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Johanna Rosauer
With a background in visual communications, storytelling has been quintessential to her career. She is devoted to expanding her knowledge on psychological behaviors that influence intentional user experience design. She's very fond of research in the psychological reasoning and data analytics on various platforms to support effective UX design for the end-users.

Pizza, soda, and water will be provided by our host, C2 (thank you!)