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Designing for Inclusion
TICKETS & INFO ON THE D+G SITE: Please note that you must have a ticket from the D+G Site (purchasable through our Eventbrite) to attend. RSVP'ing on Meetup alone will not get you in. ------------------------------------------ Designing for Inclusion Price: $20 Design, particularly design in tech, tends to focus on impact. How can your design work affect the most change in the world? How can design improve lives? To have the most real-world impact, the design industry is learning that inclusion is key. When scaling digital design requires mass participation, it's crucial to design for the entire range of people who your design is intended to impact. In this episode of Designers + Geeks, we'll hear from designers who are thinking about designing a more inclusive world and how they are approaching inclusion in their work. Special: we are co-hosting this event with Women Talk Design. Our friends at Ueno have made t-shirts to support the event, and all proceeds from the shirt sales will go to Women Talk Design. Also, Dribbble and Ueno have graciously offered to sponsor Women Talk Design workshop scholarships. We thank them for the support of this great organization. More on the Women Talk Design events can be found here. ***** ANITA CHENG | Content Designer at San Francisco Digital Services Ivan Cash is an award-winning creative director + director who believes in the power of human connection. His conceptually-based, genre-bending media projects spark meaningful conversation and impact culture, having been featured in The New York Times, CNN, TIME, The Guardian, Fast Company, Buzzfeed, and received multiple Vimeo Staff Picks and Webby Honorees. He has been recognized as a 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 artist, an Art Directors Club Young Gun, a Print New Visual Artist, and was named one of Fast Company’s ‘Most Innovative Companies.’ He has worked with global agencies including Wieden+Kennedy, 72andSunny, and Venables Bell & Partners, and collaborated with multinational brands including Airbnb, Facebook, MTV, L’Oreal, and Toyota. His work is in the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and has exhibited internationally, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Australian Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences. XIAOMIN JIANG | Product Designer at Wells Fargo Xiaomin is a user experience designer based in San Francisco. She is currently working at the Innovation Group of Wells Fargo. She spends most of her day exploring the future of financial products and services. She believes active listening is the key to designing engaging experiences for people. In her downtime, you can often find her dancing Argentine Tango. She loves connecting with people through interactive conversations without words. JULIA DEBARI | Design Educator at GrowthX Academy Julia has a multi-disciplinary background working at agencies, enterprises, startups, and in-house teams in a wide range of industries including education, travel, finance, e-commerce, and technology. She has had design roles at Razorfish, Sapient, VMWare, TripIt, Epsilon, and many others. Julia thrives on challenging, complex problems and innovative strategies for solving them – she questions assumptions and dig for details. Julia specializes in design education, the user experience of that education, and ed-tech. She has a background in Human Centered Design and Instructional Design. ------------------------------------------ Connect We post discounts & freebies here: • Our Newsletter • Designers + Geeks Facebook • @DesignersGeeks


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