WiDesign Fest 2021

How Can You Unleash Your UX Design Career?

Be Inspired! Untap the power of your latent potential. Have the courage to take the first step towards your Dream Design Career.

 

 
 

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The mission of UMO’s WiDesign Fest 2021 is to educate and empower a million women/girls with the design skills and confidence necessary to get a job by 2030.

 
 

Women today have made significant strides in growing their contributions and influence. However, for all the accomplishments and progress made in women empowerment, they still are underrepresented in various domains across several levels.

This women’s day, UMO.Design is going to dedicate the month of March to all wonderful women with the launch of “WiDesign Fest 2021” on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

 
 

UMO.Design is incredibly proud to have played its part over the years by celebrating women’s empowerment in design. WiDesign Fest 2021 manifests our gratitude to all the women who have set a benchmark in design and related domains. Our mission is to inspire and educate one million women and girls to become designers by 2030. To take this movement forward, we aim to provide $150,000 USD scholarships to educate 100 women aspirants in Design essentials and UX design via our UMO Design School this year.

 
 

UMO WiDesign’21 Scholarships

Apply to be a part of the first 100 UMO WiDesign’21 Scholorships

3 months of Design Essentials & UX Course

1 : 1 Mentorship

Capstone Project

3 months internship

Job fair

Apply
 
 

UMO WiDesign’21 Scholarships

Apply to be a part of the first 100 UMO WiDesign’21 Scholorships

3 months of Design Essentials & UX Course

1 : 1 Mentorship

Capstone Project

3 months internship

Job fair

Register
 
 
About The Talk


How Can You Unleash Your UX Design Career?

Don't hesitate to take the first step towards your Dream Design Career.

Apply now to join the First 100 UMO WID Scholarships wherein 3 months of Design Essentials and UX Course will get you certified along with 1:1 mentorship by Design leaders. Undergoing a capstone project will be a crowning achievement for culminating the integrative experience of the curriculum. We ensure 3 months of paid internship for the students scoring 85% & above. In addition to this, we'll guide you to prepare for the Job fair and assist to get one.

UMO Design has built one of India's largest design communities and around with a strong global presence and representation from international designers, academicians, and thought leaders. 

With the launch of our showcase event, "WiDesign'21", as part of International Women's Day scheduled from 8th March to 17th April 2021, we aim to introduce you to the global design heads via Live talks on Saturdays. 

Our mission is to inspire and educate one million women and girls to become designers by 2030 by offering scholarships worth 150 000 USD. 

Support this noble initiative by paying just $10 and get yourself registered for all the upcoming Live sessions by topmost Design leaders on Saturdays till 17th April 2021. 

Join us at 8:30 PM IST 11:00 AM EST 8:00 AM PDT.

Hope to see you in the session! 

 
Your Takeaways:
  1. How can we begin a career in Design?
  2. How much or no technical knowledge is required?
  3. How can Design help to resolve the real problems of people?
  4. How imperative it is to be user-centric?
  5. How can a Design team help in enhancing one's capabilities?

 

WiDesign'21 is intended to encourage and educate one million women and girls to become designers by 2030 by offering scholarships worth 150,000 USD.

 

 

 
 

WiDesign'21 Speakers This Weekend

WiDesign Fest will be a mix of inspirational talks by leading practitioners in design, pioneers from the industry, management gurus, social innovators, and many industry UX folks specially curated for you.

Sandhya Valathajamana

Senior Interaction Designer at frog

India

I am a creative problem solver and passionate for building products and services that enable positive actions, behaviors, and experiences.

Thea Betts

Product Design Lead at Roam

New Zealand

I am a UX and Product Designer who is passionate about creating beautiful and seamless user first experiences. Over the past years, I have worked from initial strategy concepts all the way through to delivering polished mobile app or responsive web solutions.

Kavitha

Experience Design Lead at ThoughtWorks

India

My experiences include building and leading high performing product management teams - responsible for Product vision, business strategy, planning, research, execution, prioritising requirements and leveraging technology and data to support business functions and organisations vision.

Pranava Tandra

Microsoft

India

Passion and Perseverance are qualities that most describe me as an individual. I usually spend time envisioning new concepts and ideas that can solve both user problems and business needs.

Neelam Gulrajani

Design Lead at CureFit

India

Neelam enjoys the thrill of building products from ground-up and has been a part of start-ups like Housing.com and cure.fit from their early stages. An alumni of NID, she loves working with a driven set of thinkers and mentoring younger folks.

Shahee Nannore Hiran

Product Design Lead at Flipkart

India

I focus on people-centric design approach as a means to solve complex problems and have a good understanding of development.

Shey Cobley

Global Head of Studio-as-a-Service, TCS

United Kingdom

Shey has over 20 years' experience working at a global level ensuring that humans are put at the centre of experiences and services. She has worked with every industry from finance, government, retail, utilities, and automotive to defined experiences that create new opportunities for customers to engage and transform business.

Prathima Inolu

Chief Designer & Executive Director at Divami Design Labs

India

I have always been passionate about learning and finding new ways to solve problems and taking on more challenges. And this in disguise has helped me maneuver seamlessly through different phases of my career.

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