- UX for Change with Okayso
We held a fantastic UX for Change event in New York for charity partner, OkaySo. Okayso is an app for iPhone that connects users to teams of vetted experts who provide personalized support, advice, and answers to questions about sex, dating, relationships, identity, anatomy, mental health, and more.
- International Women’s Day
We were joined at This Place's HQ by a panel of female leaders to discuss empowerment and innovation; sharing the challenges they’ve overcome, the life lessons they've learnt, and how they imagine the new generation. They worked through hard topics like 'how do we become more intersectional as a workplace' and 'why do we feel the design and tech worlds have become so homogenous.'
- Diversity in UX Design London - Job Hunting
We partnered up with Dania Shah and Diversity in UX Design to give advice on Job Hunting to ambitious UXers from underrepresented backgrounds.
- Ada Lovelace Day: Gender & LGBTQ+ in the workplace - an open dialogue
We were joined by an amazing panel with representatives from Out In Tech, the Department for Education and Triangirls, who spoke about: Gender including pronouns, LGTBTQ+ myth busting, Transgender colleagues in the workplace, How to be an ally or champion, LGBTQ+ awareness in the workplace and Navigating Gender & LGBTQ+ in tech
- UX Crowd presents Women in UX
In this panel discussion we were focused on Women in UX.
We spoke about why the tech space is a male dominated industry. What our prediction was for the years to come and how we can make the space more diverse.
- LGBTQ+ History Month: LGBTQ+ in the workplace - an open dialogue
The LGBTQ+ community continue to face discrimination and exclusion at the workplace. Many are underemployed for their skill level and experience or feel unable to safely bring their whole selves to work. Here we learnt about the steps you can take to make your workplace more inclusive.