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đź‘© WiDesign Fest 2021 - Celebrating women in design, Hand picked bytes, cool tweets and jobs!
By UMO.Design • Issue #35 • View online
Women today have made significant strides in growing their contributions and influence. However, for all the accomplishments and progress made in women empowerment, they still are underrepresented in various domains across several levels.
This women’s day, UMO.Design is going to dedicate the month of March to all wonderful women with the launch of “WiDesign Fest 2021” on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
UMO.Design is incredibly proud to have played its part over the years by celebrating women’s empowerment in design. WiDesign Fest 2021 manifests our gratitude to all the women who have set a benchmark in design and related domains. Our mission is to inspire and educate one million women and girls to become designers by 2030. To take this movement forward, we aim to provide $150,000 USD scholarships to educate 100 women aspirants in Design essentials and UX design via our UMO Design School this year.
The mission of UMO’s WiDesign Fest 2021 is to educate and empower a million women/girls with the design skills and confidence necessary to get a job by 2030.
What’s happening at WiDesign’21:
  1. WiDesign Fest 2021: Join the live talks, panels, and workshops by established women leaders.
  2. UMO WiDesign’21 Scholarships: Apply to be a part of the first 100 UMO WiDesign’21 Scholarship
  3. A Career in UX Design for 100 women: As A Part Of WiDesign Fest 2021
How can you be a part of this?
  1. Become A Mentor: As a first and significant step, we invite everyone, not just women, from design and related domains who believe in women empowerment to support and celebrate by being part of WiDesign’21.
  2. Register As A Design Leader: UMO WID 2021 celebrates international women’s day by showcasing the stories of grit, determination, and success of women in design. We invite accomplished women leaders in the design and related fields to inspire, influence, and impact with your stories. Your presence will inspire our community, especially women in design to lead themselves and their teams to great success. Let’s bridge the gap, let’s #makeithappen.
  3. Pledge your support: Inviting companies and individuals to pledge This women’s day, UMO.Design is going to dedicate the month of March to all wonderful women with the launch of “Women in Design 2021” on the occasion of International Women’s Day

WiDESIGN Fest'21: Session 01- LIVE
Live talks by UMO Design #EverySaturday
UX-Guidance: Live panel discussion
UX GUIDANCE - A Panel of design leaders answering UX Career Questions
UX GUIDANCE - A Panel of design leaders answering UX Career Questions
Meena's Live Talk on 'Qualitative Research as a Strategic Tool'
Meena's Live Talk on 'Qualitative Research as a Strategic Tool'
Hand-picked bytes
Citibank just got a $500 million lesson in the importance of UI design | Ars Technica
NFTs, explained: what they are, and why they’re suddenly worth millions
The design rebel checklist — interviewing for the experience that matters | by Andreas Küfer | Feb, 2021 | Bootcamp
Enterprise Tech 30 | Presented by Wing Venture Capital
The Glaser Nobody Knows: Milton and the Mad Man
Opinion | What NASA's Perseverance Rover Hopes to Find on Mars - The New York Times
How India Legalizes Crypto
054-Jared Spool on Designing Innovative ML/AI and Analytics User Experiences | Designing for Analytics (Brian T. O'Neill)
State of Design 2021 | Abstract
Coca-Cola Unveils Paper Bottle Prototype - News & Articles
The most interesting EVs of 2021: Tesla Cybertruck, Hummer, Rivian, Lucid - The Verge
Google VP says she always listens for these 6 things during the job interview: 'They're not often easy to spot'
Material Design for WordPress
Rozina Spinnoy on LinkedIn: #internationalwomenday2021 #IWD21 #womenindesign
Cool Tweets!
Emojipedia
Consistent gender options are available for the bearded person in iOS 14.5, with choices for woman or man added in the latest beta https://t.co/tdSiIYSB8g https://t.co/VZK6oJ1iE7
Dan Rose
People often ask me to compare working for Bezos vs Zuck. I worked with Mark much more closely for much longer, but I did work directly with Jeff in my last 2 years at Amazon incubating the Kindle. Here are some thoughts on similarities that make them both generational leaders:
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