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Empower and connect.

Women in User Experience

University of Washington · Seattle

Our mission is to empower and connect women at the University of Washington and aid their endeavors in User Experience and related fields through community and career building events. We host events such as resume workshops, internship panels, and bring in people from industry to talk about all things user experience.

*UW WiUX is open to both undergraduate and graduate majors of any gender.

The 4th Annual WiUX Conference

May 12th, 2018

10:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Location: Intellectual House

Hello UX community! WiUX is happy to announce that we will be hosting our 4th annual WiUX Conference.

WiUX has worked all year long to curate a conference that hopes to encourage, educate, and inspire our UX community. Our theme this year is Breaking Barriers to which our speakers will speak to, drawing from their diverse array of experiences and knowledge.

Our speakers will cover topics like design ethics, social impact, research, leadership, and more! We are proud to host these amazing professionals ranging from academia, consultancy, and corporate backgrounds. Participating organizations include Google, BlinkUX, Artefact, Deloitte, and more!

If you're interested in attending, please officially register. There will be different options based on your eligibility.

Stay updated on Conference details like schedules and about the talks through this event page and our website. Feel free to email us at wiux@uw.edu if you have any questions. Hope to see you there!


2018 agenda



Thank you to our sponsors for this year's conference.



  • splunk logo
  • liberty mutual logo
  • microsoft logo
  • google logo
  • facebook logo
  • teksysetms logo
  • redfin logo
  • user research internatinoal logo
  • hcde logo
  • blink ux logo
  • alaska airlines logo



Thank you to our product sponsors.



  • snapbar logo
  • soylent logo


Photos from the 2017 WiUX Conference



Sponsorship

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring Women in User Experience at the University of Washington. Your generosity will aid women in the field of User Experience to be successful and will promote diversity in this field.

Why WiUX?
  • WiUX is the only User Experience group promoting women at the University of Washington.
  • WiUX started as a conference and is rapidly growing.

What sponsoring WiUX will provide?
  • Branding opportunities in our events, posters, flyers, and on our website.
  • Your company name in student scholarships.
  • Marketing to WiUX members.

How to sponsor WiUX?
  • Google Wallet: send your desired amount to wiux@uw.edu
  • Paypal: wiux@uw.edu
  • Or email us at wiux@uw.edu for more options.

Events

Portfolio Workshop February 1st, 2018

Location: HUB 250

As UX Designers, portfolios are extremely valuable in the job search and always have room to improve. WiUX is excited to announce we will be hosting a Portfolio Workshop sponsored by Amazon!

Recruiters and designers from Amazon will be giving expert advice on how to build your portfolio as well as tips for improvement. We will also be breaking out into smaller groups where you can get more personalized help and ask questions so please join us!

Recruiter Panel November 30th, 2017

Location: BAGLEY 154

Looking for internships but don't know how to stand out?

Join us as we sit down with recruiters and ask them about their perspective on applicants. We will also be holding a Q and A and short networking session at the end, so come prepared with any questions you might have! With internships right around the corner, we encourage everyone to come!

Dinner will be served.

What is User Experience? October 14th, 2017

Location: DENNY 250

Are you curious what all the hype about UX is? Or even what UX is to begin with? then come join us!. WiUX wants to answer all the questions you have about UX from a wide spectrum of students with all different backgrounds and experiences. Even if you are a little bit interested, come! It will be a good experience to network with current students in HCDE and INFO and learn more about what UX is.

Free dinner will be served!!!

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Officers

Emily Wong

PRESIDENT

Emily Wong

Emily is a Junior studying Computer Science and Human Centerered Design & Engineering. She is interested in understanding the intersection between humans and technology to apply design and engineering for social impact.

Emily Wong

SECRETARY

Netty Lim

Netty is a junior studying Interaction Design. She greatly values interdisciplinary thinking, and is interested in product design where she can utilize her research, ux, and visual skills. Not only does she want to design for seamless experiences, but she also wants to be a part of the innovation and creation behind impactful products.

Kari Nasu

SPONSORSHIP OFFICER

Kari Nasu

Kari is a junior studying Informatics, focusing on Data Science and Human-Computer Interaction, in addition to American Sign Language. Her interest lies in the role of technology in varying people groups and contexts. By making data-driven decisions, she works to ensure technology is useful and respectful.

Stefanie Choi

EVENTS OFFICER

Stefanie Choi

Stefanie is a Junior studying Human-Centered Design and Engineering and Entrepreneurship. She is interested in designing digital experiences that delight and empower diverse demographics of people. She has an innate passion for understanding their stories and hopes to user her skills in UX and UI design to make an impact in people's lives.

Bonnie Tran

MEDIA OFFICER

Bonnie Tran

Bonnie is a senior studying Human Centered Design and Engineering with an interest in the intersection of art, design, and technology. She looks to how we can design for community engagement in both digital and physical spaces.

Hannah Lee

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

Hannah Lee

Hannah is a Junior studying Psychology and Information System with a focus in PM and HCI. She has a passion for accessibility and design that create seamlesss experiences. In the future she hopes that she can help lead people to create innovate products that will impact lives.

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