An Asian woman who designs for the first online coding bootcamp of the world, an African American man who smiles everyday working and leading design teams for Facebook, and a son of an immigrant who illustrates for Time magazine spoke of the responsibility that comes with being a designer in regards to diversity (and lack thereof) at the 38th Annual Workshop of the Society of News Design.
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“The little details matter and people outside of the design community do notice it. We have the power to make changes and we shouldn’t just talk it … we have to do it”, said the 24-year-old product designer at B, who just celebrated one year at the company.
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“When it comes to diversity you can only get so far by looking at a persons skin. What we most do is look into the diversity of their experiences”, said the 36-year-old Product Design Manager of F.
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