QTBIPOC Design Presents: UX Nights

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QTBIPOC Design Presents: UX Nights

A (digital) evening of UX, career coaching, and networking with other QTBIPOC designers


When and where

Date and time

October 20, 2020 · 4pm - May 9 · 6pm PDT



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About this event

Are you looking to dive into UX as a career?

Do you want to spend your evening with other QTBIPOC designers?

We will be hosting an evening of UX, career coaching, and networking with our QTBIPOC design community.

Our upcoming talks (topics TBD and may be subject to change, time is 7-9p ET):

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023: Creating the Perfect Presentation: The Art of Storytelling with Sally Chung
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023: Design Justice in Practice: Centering Marginalized Communities in Design
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2023: Mindfulness as a QTBIPOC Creative: How to avoid burnout, finding balance, and defining your passion
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2023: QTBIPOC Design Pride Panel: Queering Designs & Workspaces
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023: Landing the Perfect Job: Finding equitable companies, perfecting your pitch, and acing your interview
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023: Creating the Perfect UX Strategy Deliverable: Tips to Improve Your Personas, User Journeys, and Research
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2023: The state of equity in 2023

Our sessions are typically divided into two parts:

  • First hour: education + Q&A
  • Second hour: networking + hangout with other QTBIPOC designers!

For our special talks with guest speakers, our talk + Q&A often takes up the entire time.

This session will be hosted digitally on Zoom. Spaces limited. The invite link should be emailed to you directly once you RSVP!

Your host: Steven Wakabayashi

Steven has led strategy and creative for the biggest companies in the world, including Apple, Alibaba, Walmart, Samsung, MasterCard, Sephora, and Salesforce. He currently runs his own independent agency, Stranger Creative, consulting agencies and clients on digital initiatives. He is also the founder of QTBIPOC Design and host of Yellow Glitter, a podcast on mindfulness for queer Asians.


This event is for those who identify as both LGBTQ+ and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and other people of color). To honor the space that we're creating, please do not attend this event if you are an ally. If you are passionate about helping the community, please email us at info@qtbipoc.design.

This event is hosted by QTBIPOC Design, an organization empowering LGBTQ+ designers of color with education, mentorship, and networking opportunities. We host monthly gatherings for our QTBIPOC designers. Follow our Eventbrite page to be notified when new events are live!

Check out our previous talks!

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2023: Freelance 101: Tips to improve your portfolio, finding the right clients, and getting paid $$$
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023: Breaking into UX: What you need to know to be successful in this industry

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