In this episode, we sat down with Amy Lima, Founder of Diversify Design, the job board and talent network that curates and connects the best design roles with the most diverse design roles in the industry. Amy takes us through her organic founder’s journey, from the music industry to product design, the challenges she’s faced building a path, and more.👇
Key talking points include:
- The origin story of Diversify Design.
- How your insecurities can be your greatest asset in your product career.
- Launching your own initiative as a team of one.
- Having the courage to follow your authentic path in product.
- Propelling product design with the power of diversity and community.
A little about the guest
Amy has held many different roles, including most recently Product Design at Pinterest. She’s passionate about humanizing digital experiences through community, social expression and spends a lot of her time thinking about how to amplify marginalized voices.
Beyond the digital products she ships, Amy’s an active member of the design community globally and can often be found hosting panels, giving conferences, talks, and creating articles based on her experience pivoting into the design space as a minority in tech. Her design advocacy work is centered on championing early career and underrepresented folks, helping them get into the field.
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