Launching One Squat Shop & the Inspiration to do it

As an overweight child, I wanted to be anyone else except for myself with my body. When I asked my parents to send me to a weight loss camp at age 14, I just started my weight loss and fitness journey. Years slogged on before I figured out what worked for me. I wrote a research paper on diet pills in high school, wrote another on online versus in-person weight loss programs in graduate school, […]

IA Summit 2012

Last week, I attended the 2012 IA Summit in New Orleans. It was an exciting 3 days to share with other professionals in the technical + creative field! Here are some of the sessions I attended: Integrating UX and Agile: Designer and Scrum Master Perspectives:  This was presented by two coworkers from Intuit.  I appreciated how they broke down the distribution of time for a designer between the current sprint (20%), the next sprint (20%), […]

Teaching UX to Your Team

I invited my coworkers to two separate, small group sessions on UX.  This slide deck is a modification of the class I taught for Philly Skillshare.  Instead of using Skillshare as an example, I used an example familiar to my Group Commerce coworkers:  Designing for our consumer-facing websites we support for ur clients. Teaching UX to Your Team View more PowerPoint from Lindsay Tabas I think everyone can agree that the sessions were really exciting, […]

Engineers Without Borders USA – Project Yamabal

Last month, I started working with Engineers without Borders USA – New York Professional Chapter to help with one of their three projects, this one in Yamabal, El Salvador.The team of engineering professionals is working on a 5 year partnership to bring safe water and cleaner sanitation to this rural village. Some of the things I did to help this non-profit get their technology and social media cards in order include: Identified the primary goals […]