ADPList Community Event: Celebrating Blacks Who Design

Feb 12 (Fri), 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Coordinated Universal Time
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โ€‹Celebrating Blacks Who Design

โ€‹Join us as our mentors share their experiences, personal stories, and the positive impacts they bring to the design industry.

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โ€‹ADPList Host ๐ŸŽ‰

โ€‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NeYane Daniel โ€” Lead Product Designer at Reverb

โ€‹NeYane's earliest connection with design was a desire to make beautiful spaces and cars. While thatโ€™s evolved over time, she's been pleasantly surprised to contribute her creativity to the tech space, creating solutions for a range of industries including healthcare, food, retail, finance, cars, and now musical instruments. Beyond being a design professional, she's a movie and television lover, a serious tea drinker, and a bit of an unapologetic book hoarder.

โ€‹Fun fact:ย She's secretly an amazing whistler. She's always whistling way too hard and loudly to her favorite songs. It's honestly one of her favorite things about working from home.

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โ€‹About Our Speakers ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

โ€‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Aarianna Barnes โ€” Freelance Designer at Aarianna Designs

โ€‹Aarianna is a Harlem native who deeply values community. She places positivity and kindness over everything. She's a firm believer in practicing joy, empathy, and abundance mindset.

โ€‹Fun Fact: She speaks intermediate Japanese.

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โ€‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Brandon Powell โ€” Founder & Creative Director at Perception Works

โ€‹Brandon is a self-taught product designer and entrepreneur with ADHD & Learning Disability superpowers. He was born in Washington DC and now lives in Hyattsville MD. He is always in loved with Visual Arts Department and his journey started in middle school when his favorite Art Teacher taught him how to use imagination to create amazing art from printing, sculpturing, and paper mache. He has signed up for online courses to expand his knowledge on design theories and learn to focus more on accessibility and user-first design.

โ€‹Fun Fact: He loves to cook different interesting vegan food.

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โ€‹๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Mosope Adebowale โ€” User Experience Designer at KPMG Canada

โ€‹Mosope is a user experience designer who is fascinated by the relationship between human interaction and technology. Much of his work has been dedicated to designing better user experiences for products. His long-term goal is to make technology easy to use and accessible to everyone. When Mosope is not designing, you can find him drumming, watching anime and exploring around the country.

โ€‹Fun Fact: Everyone seems to get his age wrong, he must have found the elixir of youth

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โ€‹Disclaimer: By participating in this event, you consent to interviews, photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release to be used for purposes that ADPList team deems fit to use. You release the ADPList staff and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, images, audio and/or video recordings.

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