We are pleased to welcome our newest board member, Renee Reid!
Renee Reid is a Staff UX Design Researcher at LinkedIn with over 20 years of professional experience in various roles including Project Management, Customer Experience, Sales and User Experience. She is also the LinkedIn Campus Lead for the Black Inclusion Group BIG (an Employee Resource group (ERG), a Boys and Girls Club mentor, as well as a Professional Mentor with TechWomen, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs created by the Obama Administration.
A native of New York, Renee completed her undergrad in Public Relations and Marketing at Savannah State University and also holds a Master's degree in Human Computer Interaction and Design from the University of California, Irvine.
She is a voice and activist for the importance of representation in the UX field. Her passions include inspiring and encouraging the next generation women & minority professionals, as well as helping individuals make successful career pivots into UX.
Renee is currently serving on both the Strategic Initiatives Committee and the Marketing Committee at Opportunity Junction. She has already proved to be an excellent addition to our very strong Board of Directors.