Wangu Mwenda

User Experience Research and Designer, Skyline Design

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Judge

Social

Ensuring a sense of dignity for different communities, be it in the smallest of ways, has always been a central theme in my life. I’m extremely passionate about understanding how to deal with technological advancements in a way that is appropriate in emerging markets through various design methodologies.

Prior to my current role, I’ve spent the past two years working as a strategic designer and design thinking facilitator for a project aimed at empowering local entrepreneurs to rethink their business models.

As the role that technology plays becomes more ubiquitous, I aim to collaborate and be part of progressive dialogues and projects that seek to integrate inclusivity, accessibility and a sense of meaningfulness into the products we create and consume.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote What excites me the most is being able to witness society’s gradual destigmatization of unconventional career paths which gives room to explore our multidisciplinary nature.