Diversity in Design
14

Wednesday, 14 December

6:30 8:30 pm EST

GA Boston

125 Summer Street
Boston , MA 02110
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Creative Mornings Boston logo

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Diversity in Design

Rosa Jiyoon Hyun Photo


User Interface Designer, Society of Grownups

Erin Braddock Pearson Photo


Product Design Manager, LogMeIn

Jason Jones Photo


Employer Branding Specialist, LogMeIn

14

Wednesday, 14 December

6:30 8:30 pm EST

GA Boston

125 Summer Street
Boston , MA 02110
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Creative Mornings Boston logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Introduction: Advancements and innovations in design have the power to permeate every product, moment, and solution in our lives. However, there is one area in which design as a profession is lagging: diversity.

Why It Matters: The truth is, approximately 86% of professional designers are white. Yet race is only part of the picture. Diversity in design means diversity of experience, perspective, and creativity—otherwise known as diversity of thought—and these can be shaped by multiple factors including race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual identity, ability/disability and location, among others.

What You’ll Take Away: On Dec 14th, General Assembly and CreativeMornings will join forces to tackle this future of diversity in design head-on. So join us for a powerful evening of thought leadership, community building, and an inclusive discussion featuring some of Boston's best designers.

Takeaways

  • A comprehensive understanding of diversity and opportunity in the field of design.
  • Actionable steps for building inclusive practices.
  • Connect with likeminded peers and professionals who will inspire and motivative you.

About the Panelists

Rosa Jiyoon Hyun Photo

User Interface Designer,
Society of Grownups

Rosa is currently a User Interface Designer at Society of Grownups. Her design not only balances technical functionality and visual elements to create systems within the product she is building, but also operates so these systems can be usable and adaptable to changing user needs. She seeks out real problems and has a strong desire to care for people and to make the world a better place.

Erin Braddock Pearson Photo

Product Design Manager,
LogMeIn

Erin Braddock Pearson is a Boston based designer, currently working at LogMeIn as a Product Design Manager. She takes pride in creating experiences that users can connect with, and believes everyone deserves great design. Whether it's crafting a seamless user experience or giving someone a much needed moment of escape. Erin believes that design should be simple, approachable, and most of all human.

Jason Jones Photo

Employer Branding Specialist,
LogMeIn

Jason Jones is leading recruitment marketing efforts at LogMeIn as their Employer Branding Specialist. He balances his time by utilizing Social Media to add transparency into LogMeIn's culture, opening LogMeIns' doors to organizations to host their events, and heading up branding initiatives from creative content to campus recruiting. Jason works tirelessly to improve LogMeIn's culture for current employees and to attract future talent to the company. He wakes up every day with one goal, and that goal is to brand LogMeIn as the best place to work.

About Our Partners

Creative Mornings Boston

In 2008, Tina Roth Eisenberg (Swissmiss) started CreativeMornings out of a desire for an ongoing, accessible event for New York’s creative community. The concept was simple: breakfast and a short talk one Friday morning a month. Every event would be free of charge and open to anyone.

Today, attendees gather in cities around the world to enjoy fresh coffee, friendly people, and an international array of breakfast foods. Volunteer hosts and their team members organize local chapters that not only celebrate a city’s creative talent, but also promote an open space to connect with like-minded individuals.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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