Mentorship in UX Design | November 17

Free
Wednesday, 17 November, 2021
6 7 pm EST
Washington, D.C. (Online)

About This Event

Ever wonder exactly how to find a mentor in UX Design? What do should you look for in a potential mentor? We can help! Join General Assembly and Hexagon UX DC as our panel of experts discuss all of the benefits of mentorship in the field of UX Design. Whether you are just starting out in the field or are in a senior position, learn how you to find the person to help you move into the next step of your UX career!

Takeaways

  • How to find a mentor and figure out what type of guidance you are looking for

  • What the difference is between mentorship and sponsorship

  • Why getting a mentor is important no matter what stage of your design career you are in

About the Instructor

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UX Designer, Google

Inspired by contemporary cultures, Daijah uses her global knowledge to empathize with users and curate inclusive research and experiences. Her work is driven by principles of authentic diversity, leading to intentional ideation and sensible designs. Daijah is a General Assembly UXDI Alumna, and focuses her post-grad efforts on lowering the entry point for UX Design and tech. She has worked as an Instructional Associate for General Assembly, participated as a tester for the Google Professional Certificate program, and is an Events Lead for the Hexagon UX DC Chapter.

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Career Coach, General Assembly DC

Becca Rogers is a Career Coach at General Assembly DC, where she helps career changers transition into software engineering, data science, and user experience design. Prior to GA, Becca studied and worked on neuroscience and cognitive science projects, predominately in music-mediated memory consolidation. From 2017-2019, she led a Mexico City-based virtual reality athletics technology startup, Intero, and was recognized as National Science Foundation fellow and NPR How I Built This Fellow. Becca is passionate about helping others become productive in their careers, projects, and hobbies. When Becca isn’t career coaching, you can find her producing music or speedskating.

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Product Designer II, Cvent

I strategically design tools, experiences, and stories which empower people and help businesses thrive. I am a DCFemTech 2019 recipient & an Inaugural National AIGA Emerging Voice Feature 2018. I spoke at DCUX2019, I enjoy sharing tips & resources for people interested in making a career change into technology. Throughout my career I have been passionate about mentorship, and recently got accepted to ADPlist.

About Our Partners

Hexagon is a non-profit aimed to empower and support womxn and non-binary folx in UX through community, events, and mentorship. The DC Chapter was created in 2020 to provide safe spaces that continually fosters growth and connection whether online or in-person.

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