Nora is the founder of Bright + Early, a modern HR consultancy on a mission to craft the world's best workplaces. Bright + Early works with startups and creative companies to design cutting-edge people programs and policies. Passionate about inclusion in tech, she's also a frequent writer and a contributor to projects like the Parenting Playbook.
Alec is a co-founder and Director of Partnerships at The UXR Collective, the creators of the UXR Conference. For his day job, Alec is Head of Product at Finaeo, a Toronto-based startup building the tech to power the individual life and health insurance industry. In this episode, we talk about what it takes to get a conference off the ground, and how to do it bigger and better the next time.
Alisha Kassam is the founder of Side by Side Collective, a not-for-profit that’s effecting change within the technology industry in Toronto by providing women with goal-oriented mentorship and support. Alisha is especially interested in how design can be used as a tool to create social and organizational change. She’s currently a Senior Design Strategist at Shopify and a UX Research instructor and course developer at York University.
Emily Nguyen is a Product Manager at Wattpad, currently working on building the future of storytelling with Tap. Previously, Emily lead Wattpad's discovery/search product team.
Lindsie Canton is Director of Product Design at Bridge and a Product Designer at Rangle. She uses human-centred design to build ethical products. She puts this into practice at Bridge, an inclusive platform for women, agender, and non-binary folks in tech to succeed.