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UXPA President’s Corner Blog: A Year of Changes

When I accepted the position of president for 2014, I could never have guessed what this year had in store for the organization.  It has been quite a year: a year with some surprises and a number of changes as we assessed how and where ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:35-05:00December 7th, 2014|Posted elsewhere, UXPA|

Get out there to advance your career + real networking: a winning combination

In early November 2010, I was finishing up my first year as the president of the UXPA DC chapter and was in San Antonio on a separate user research project with the then UXPA DC VP, Jen Romano Bergstrom.  One evening, after the research had ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:38-05:00March 5th, 2014|Networking, Speaking, UX Career, UX Leadership, UXPA|

UXPA President’s Corner Blog: Beyond UXPA: Connect with the wider UX world

Engage with us: It goes without saying that we at UXPA want to engage with you – to engage at an international level, and, wherever our chapters exist, at a chapter level as well. Both UXPA International and our UXPA chapters have a lot to ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:39-05:00February 2nd, 2014|Posted elsewhere, UXPA|

UXPA President’s Corner Blog: Looking forward to an amazing year

UXPA has meant a lot to me and has been a professional home to me for the past ten years, first at a local chapter level, and shortly after, at the international level as well. I am very much looking forward to leading UXPA this ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:39-05:00January 20th, 2014|Posted elsewhere, UXPA|

UX Magazine – These Are My People: The Value in UX Organizations

While at the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) International conference last month in Washington, D.C., I spent a lot of time talking with attendees. I heard all sort of interesting things there, but one simple comment resonated with me: as an attendee looked around the ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:41-05:00August 21st, 2013|Networking, Posted elsewhere, Publication, UX Career, UX Leadership, UXPA|

Ignite Talks, Jello and Flexibility in User Research: UXPA 2013

At the UXPA 2013 conference that took place three weeks ago here in DC, I got to do my first Ignite talk thanks to Jonathan Strohl and Jen Romano Bergstrom who pulled me into a Fors Marsh led session on research methods. What is Ignite? ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:41-05:00July 30th, 2013|Speaking, User Research, UXPA|
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