3 Ways To Use Poetry In Your Classroom

3 Ways To Use Poetry In Your Classroom
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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 was recently contacted by a teacher (and student) from Mexico City. The high school students are studying poetry, and the teacher wants to find more ways to engage the students. They asked me to answer these questions. My goal is to help them understand poetry and to feel more connected to it. If you […]

3 Things Creativity Taught Me About Technology

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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

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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

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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 […]