Clifton Simmons – “Du” Good: How UXers Can Help Change Our Companies & Communities

Clifton Simmons - “Du” Good: How UXers Can Help Change Our Companies
Clifton Simmons
Senior UX Content Strategist
Clifton is a senior content strategist for Allstate, focusing on claims and roadside service. He’s dedicated to inspiring a diverse generation of UX design professionals, working as a mentor and instructor in various programs.


UX Camp Fall 2020

“Du” Good: How UXers Can Help Change Our Companies & Communities

As UX practitioners we pride ourselves on human-centered design, but do we really practice what we preach when statistics continually reflect a staggering lack of diversity? Even in a pandemic, studies show industry leaders predict an increased demand for UX design professionals.

You’ve protested. You’ve made public statements to do better. Now you’re probably asking, “What now?” Learn how companies can start to fulfill their promises to create a more diverse UX design workforce. Corporate volunteerism is also a way for companies to empower employees to continue the fight against systemic racism by enabling your UX staff to support community organizations in need of our digital skills. As an example, this talk will include work as a skills-based volunteer for the DuSable Museum of African American history and how we collaborated with museum staff to develop the digital marketing campaign, “this is What We Du.”

Event Details
October 17, 2020
10:00 am
October 17, 2020
3:30 pm
UX Camp Fall 2020 is a 1-day mini-conference that delivers great UX content at a price that lets anyone attend, from where you are. On Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 10AM CT, from where ever you are—we’re serving up 2...
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