3 Things Creativity Taught Me About Technology

Posted on Apr 15, 2018 in Blog, Career, Creativity
3 Things Creativity Taught Me About Technology
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Uchechi Kalu is a UX designer, tech entrepreneur, public speaker and published poet. She believes artistic creativity and business savvy helps entrepreneurs take their work to the next level. She writes about the challenges and triumphs of making your dreams happen.
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This is world creativity and innovation week, and it got me thinking about how much my creative life has influenced and enriched my tech life.   Here’s the backstory: In college, I studied creative writing and education and I loved it. My mother on the other hand, was convinced that someone had kidnapped her real […]

7 Ways An Arts Background Gave Me A Competitive Advantage As a Tech Entrepreneur

Posted on Dec 30, 2016 in Blog, Career, Creativity
7 Ways An Arts Background Gave Me A Competitive Advantage As a Tech Entrepreneur
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Uchechi Kalu is a UX designer, tech entrepreneur, public speaker and published poet. She believes artistic creativity and business savvy helps entrepreneurs take their work to the next level. She writes about the challenges and triumphs of making your dreams happen.
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It’s National Arts and Humanities month, and I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate it than share my story about how art and technology connect. Last year, I wrote about how I went from poet to UX Designer (link here), but this month I’m more interested in sharing just how my arts background […]

How Poetry Led Me To A UX Design Career

Posted on Jun 14, 2015 in Blog, Career, Creativity
How Poetry Led Me To A UX Design Career
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Uchechi Kalu is a UX designer, tech entrepreneur, public speaker and published poet. She believes artistic creativity and business savvy helps entrepreneurs take their work to the next level. She writes about the challenges and triumphs of making your dreams happen.
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I didn’t major in CS I didn’t go to UX design school. I don’t think it even existed when I graduated from college in 2001. While I didn’t know anything about user experience design, I did know that I was interested in human behavior and interactions. User Experience Designers come from all different majors and […]