Women in UX & Design Leadership

In this series, we discuss the Broken Rung: Only 11% of UX and design leadership positions are held by women. Join Cloudberry as we explore this topic with intrepid female leaders trying to mend the corporate ladder.
November 17, 2020

The Importance of Having a Creative Outlet

Lailla Elgohary
Design Director
JPMorgan Chase
Lailla discusses the value of maintaining a creative practice outside of work and how representation in leadership can cause a domino effect.
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November 4, 2020

Learn New Skills for the Jobs of Tomorrow

Evan English
Vice President, Product Design & Research
American Express
Evan shares her “s-shaped” journey into design and provides advice on building a trusted network and stretching yourself by learning new skills.
September 9, 2020

Building a True Team

Kristin Wisnewski
Vice President of CIO Design
Kristin describes the meaning of a "true team,” outlining how diversity and authenticity enable team effectiveness to create the best work.
July 22, 2020

The Importance of Owning Your Career

Meg Rush
Chief Digital Officer
Meg discusses her career journey in the healthcare industry and provides astute guidance for up and coming digital leaders.
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Meg's "wall of death" art collection

May 21, 2020

Enhance UX Influence With Emotional Journeys

Amy Buckner Chowdhry
CEO & Founder
Amy describes her company's unique culture and provides tactics for maximizing influence and tackling gender imbalance in UX leadership.
April 29, 2020

Understand Your Comfort Zone, but Challenge Your Fears

Cara Determan
Director of User Experience
Consumer Reports
Cara discusses being an introverted leader and offers insightful advice for pushing yourself and finding your voice.
April 29, 2020

UX: Applied Anthropology in Action

Cynthia Kellam
Global Senior Director of Digital Customer Experience
TE Connectivity
Cynthia speaks from an anthropological perspective about the importance of creating experiences that are customer-first.
April 29, 2020

Build Empathy with a Diversity of Experiences

Wendy Cown
Director of Operations and Accessibility, User Experience Design and Research Team
Charles Schwab
Wendy maps her career journey and pinpoints experiences that helped shape her into a UX team leader.
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April 29, 2020

Embrace a T-shape in Your Career

Alex Hurworth
Mobile User Experience Team Leader
Alex shares how taking chances brought her to the industry and offers invaluable advice to those just starting out: Be brave!
Alex’s bad elevator button image collection