Learn about the journey of three amazing design leaders and their experiences within the creative industry.
Micah Rivera is a proud Latine/x non-binary Principal Product Designer and community organizer. Founder of Queer x Design, they are committed to using their skills and acquired privilege as a design leader to make products that help improve the lives of queer, disabled, BIPOC, underrepresented and marginalized communities.
Nikita Washington is a Black Trans UX Designer currently working at Ally, a leading digital financial services company. Transitioning from education to user experience design, Nikita highlights her personal experiences and the challenges she overcame in the hope that it will inspire folx from nontraditional backgrounds to pursue a career in tech.
Treavor Wagoner is a Black and queer designer, specializing in design systems. His nearly-two decade career has been a wild adventure full of working with great people, traveling to beautiful places, and experiencing amazing opportunities. He’s also a writer and published his first book in 2016. He recently co-led, Black UX Austin, an organization aiming to provide a safe and enriching experience for Black UX professionals in Austin. He supports the Trevor Project, RAINN, and Beach Please water cleanup in India.