Designing Against Domestic Violence
- Eva is a Lead Designer at 8th Light, a software consultancy in Chicago. She specializes in UX but also loves writing front-end code, and takes on workplace projects that make 8th Light a more diverse and inclusive place. Outside of work, she spends time mentoring underrepresented minorities in tech and fund raising for feminist organizations. Her remaining time is spent creating botanical cyanotype prints, consuming any zombie-related media she can get her hands on, and playing with her two dogs, Hamlet and Horatio.
- Talk Description
- The reality of domestic violence doesn’t disappear when people enter the digital world. How can we as technologists ensure that our products aren’t use for abuse? This talk will explore how to consider the reality of violence, recognize intervention points, and advocate for user safety.