Tech Role Models: Emily Withrow, Director of Quartz Bot Studio

Today's Role Model is Emily Withrow. Emily is director of the Quartz Bot Studio, where she writes, designs, and builds narrative experiences for messaging and voice platforms. Her work examines how people and bots interact, and how to build meaningful relationships with audiences on these emerging platforms. She’s also faculty at Northwestern University, where she … Continue reading Tech Role Models: Emily Withrow, Director of Quartz Bot Studio

Tech Role Models: Bushra Mahmood, Principle UX Designer at Unity

Today's Role Model is Bushra Mahmood. Bushra got her start in tech nearly a decade ago working in motion graphics and visual effects. She produced punk shows in Canada and worked on documentaries as a teen, which is where she developed her design and motion skills. She started doing motion graphics for advertising agencies and … Continue reading Tech Role Models: Bushra Mahmood, Principle UX Designer at Unity

Tech Role Models: Morgane Santos, AR Engineer at Mapbox

Photo credit: Samuel Unéus Today's Tech Role Model is Morgane Santos. She studied computer science at Berkeley and has worked in tech for about five years as both a web developer and designer. Morgane is currently an augmented reality (AR) engineer at Mapbox, a location data platform. Since she is around computers all day, she likes to hike, read, … Continue reading Tech Role Models: Morgane Santos, AR Engineer at Mapbox

Tech Role Models: Trucy Phan, Senior Product Designer at Yello

Today’s Tech Role Model is Trucy Phan. Trucy is a self-taught designer and developer with Mechanical and Civil Systems engineering roots. Born and raised in Iowa to Vietnamese immigrants, Trucy lived and worked in the Bay Area in California for 10 years, and just moved to Chicago last year. Some of her favorite things include: … Continue reading Tech Role Models: Trucy Phan, Senior Product Designer at Yello

Tech Role Models: Sam Provenza, Product Designer at Tailwind

Today's Tech Role Model is Sam Provenza. Sam began her career in graphic design, but today she builds intuitive and beautiful user interfaces for digital products. She's currently a Product Designer for Tailwind, a SaaS start-up producing Pinterest and Instagram marketing tools. In spite of her busy schedule, she is also the NYC chapter lead … Continue reading Tech Role Models: Sam Provenza, Product Designer at Tailwind