Board Member Spotlight – Lauren Schaefer, Director of Web

If you are reading this, you know that we have updated our website! While the site is still in progress and evolving, it is light years better than our old one, and a big reason is Lauren Schaefer. Lauren Schaefer has been working for over nine months to get our new UXPA.org website ready. As many of you know from similar experiences, this initiative has a lot of moving parts, including gathering user feedback (we live and breathe UX after all!), reviewing content, designing changes, developing an entirely new site in WordPress, migrating all member information, and the list goes on. Lauren did all this in her role as a volunteer on our BOD on top of her full-time job and …

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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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Call for nominations – UXPA International Board 2019

Four Directors at Large needed The Director At Large, once elected, will work with the UXPA International Board of Directors to determine their area of responsibility based on their UXPA volunteer experience, their candidate statement and the current needs of the Board. The Board is especially interested in recruiting an At Large Director with the background and strategic planning skills necessary to help us develop, foster and maintain a relationship with UXPA members and create a more fully international organization.

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