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Danielle Barnes

CEO, Women Talk Design


Danielle is the CEO of Women Talk Design, where she works with hundreds of speakers and dozens of conference organizers to get more diverse speakers on stage. She also co-founded and co-organizes Austin Design Week, a week-long event celebrating the design community in Austin through free community-hosted talks, workshops, and events. Previously, Danielle worked at education company General Assembly where she founded and led the Austin campus, launched the San Francisco campus, and championed the first full-time User Experience Design Immersive program. Danielle lives in Berkeley, California, and volunteers with CreativeMornings Oakland, a monthly lecture series for the creative community.

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