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A new Black-led professional technology training program is coming to Charlotte as a boot camp in February 2024. Boot camps serve as an alternate pathway into tech careers, and focuses can range from software development and designing user experience to coding and cybersecurity. According to an analysis shared by the NAACP, less than 6% of participants in technology-focused boot camps are Black. Dark Mode is a company aiming to connect and train diverse talent in the tech industry. Lusenii Kromah, a Charlotte native, founded it. The UX Bootcamp They have announced their

This article was originally published by Lauren Jong on Medium. In 2017, I left my job as a UX designer at Google to work for local government. A lot of people questioned my decision. Google is a dream job for many — the quintessential fun, well-paid workplace for super smart people. And aside from that, people were in disbelief that local government even employs product designers. At the time, I didn’t feel confident sharing my reasons. After all, they were just my personal assumptions and hopes. Now that I’ve spent

This article by Gloria Lo was originally published in UX Planet. In the past three months, I’ve had a few people ask me about how I landed a job in UX design without having any relevant experience under my belt. “How did you get into UX without a design degree?” “What did you do to learn how to become a UX designer?” “What advice would you give to someone looking to transition into UX design?” Many people would believe that the immediate answer to this is to complete an intensive