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Liz Jackson

Founder, Inclusive Collective

Liz Jackson is the founder of the Inclusive Collective, a disability design organization that is focused on increasing the impact of beautiful, functional products in our everyday lives and in the global economy.

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Claudio Guglieri

Creative Director, Microsoft

Claudio Guglieri is a Creative Director at Microsoft where he leads the Art Direction of Fluent Design, Microsoft’s own design system.

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Deqing Sun

Co-founder & Tech Lead; Adjunct Professor , Think Create; New York University

Deqing Sun is a Creative Technologist based in New York. He is the adjunct professor teaching prototyping electronic devices at New York University, and co-founder & tech lead of Think Create, an interactive installation design and engineering studio.

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Lawrence Carter-Long

Communications Specialist, Disability & Media Alliance Project for the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

Lawrence Carter-Long is difficult man to peg or to pin down – and that’s just the way he likes it. He has been a poster child, a modern dancer, a radio show host and producer.

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Bryan Lee Jr.

Founder / Design Director, Colloqate Design

Bryan is a Designer and Design Justice Advocate. He is the founder/Director of Colloqate Design, a nonprofit multidisciplinary design practice dedicated to expanding community access to design and creating spaces of racial, social and cultural equity.

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Farai Madzima

UX Lead, Shopify

Born in Zimbabwe, Farai was going to be doctor but didn’t get the grades. Now he's a designer. Make of that what you will.

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Sela Lewis

Creative Director, Inherent Design by Sela Lewis

Sela Lewis is a creative director and culture writer. She is the owner of Inherent Design by Sela Lewis (IDSL), a space for design, travel, identity, media, and politics to intersect from a particular Black millennial feminist point of view.

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Stuart Candy

Experiential Futurist, Associate Professor of Design, Carnegie Mellon University

Stuart Candy is an award-winning experiential futurist, who has pioneered a range of practices and processes for bringing possible scenarios to life immersively and tangibly in the present...

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Kate Rutter

Principal, Intelleto

Kate Rutter is a designer, design educator and entrepreneur who writes and speaks about visual thinking, entrepreneurship, lean startup, design and user experience.

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Jamika D. Burge

Communities of Practice Lead & Founder/Principal, Capital One / Design & Technology Concepts, LLC

Dr. Jamika D. Burge leads Communities of Practice for One Design at Capital One. In this role, she supports a socio-technical system of designers and product owners through learning and research empowerment, career growth, and skills development.

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Mary Ann Badavi

Web and Design Manager, Partnership for Public Service

Mary Ann Badavi leads design efforts at the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that strives for a more effective government for the American people. She focuses on user experience and digital strategy.

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Deana Anglin

Senior User Experience Researcher, Google

Deana is a Senior User Experience Researcher at Google with over 10 years of experience doing user-centered design. As a designer of global products and services, Deana is most often found in-field learning about people...

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Laura E. Hall

Puzzle and Narrative Designer; Founder, Timberview Productions

Laura E. Hall is an artist, writer, puzzle-maker, and environmental narrative designer living in Portland, Oregon. Her work focuses on the intersections between arts, culture, and technology, especially in gaming.

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Lisa Gelobter

CEO and Co-founder, tEQuitable

Lisa Gelobter is the Founder and CEO of tEQuitable, an independent, confidential platform to address issues of bias, harassment, and discrimination in the workplace.

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Chris Corak

Partner, SEO + Technical Content Strategy, ONWARD

Before venturing out on his own to co-found his consultancy, ONWARD, Chris lead the search optimization team at one of the largest agencies in Arizona.