Volunteer Spotlight: Emmanuelle Pollier

Emmanuelle has been an instrumental part this year in the planning and execution of our 2019 Student Scholarship Competition and our 2019 Student Project Competition. Her attention to detail, combined with her enthusiasm, makes her a pleasure to work with on this volunteer initiative!  – Sara Mastro, Pres/Director of Events Read more about Emmanuelle as our Director of Volunteers Alain Robillard-Bastein chatted with her to learn a bit about what brought her to UXPA and her experiences being a volunteer. Q. What motivated you to become a volunteer with us initially? A. In addition to being close to its community, UXPA is a bridge between universities and practitioners, which is very important for professionals. Being aware of new research and discoveries brings …

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Mentorship Program for September – November

Earlier this year, UXPA International rolled out a Mentorship Program matching those who wanted some professional guidance with industry professionals who have worked in UX for five or more years. The first round ran from March-April, and it was a resounding success. 111 mentees were matched with 83 mentors, and some of those relationships have continued beyond the program! While the program was a success, we still wanted to improve. We examined survey results, debriefed with some mentors and mentees, and we chatted with other orgs who host mentorship programs. As a result, we are proud to announce the next round of the UXPA Mentorship Program! In this round:  There will be 3 tiers. Mentorship – the most guidance (meet to discuss …

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