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.


Cheryl Platz

Principal Designer & Owner, Microsoft & Ideaplatz

Cheryl is a Principal Designer at Microsoft, and an internationally recognized expert on natural user interfaces. As the founder of design instruction company Ideaplatz enjoys bringing her design talks and workshops to teams around the world.


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.


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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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.


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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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.