Jacquelyn Iyamah

Content Designer, Product Equity | Uber

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Jacquelyn (she/her) is a healing-informed designer, changemaker, and community builder. She holds a B.A. in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley and an M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture from the University of Baltimore; Jacquelyn taps into theory, skills, and praxis from her degrees to reimagine the ways in which societal healing can take place.Β 

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In addition to her work as a Content Designer for Product Equity at Uber, Jacquelyn gives her energy to a range of projects aimed at unpacking bias and healing racial trauma. In 2019, she created the Black UX Collective to amplify Black UX designers, product designers, user researchers, content strategists, and data scientists in tech and beyond. And in 2020, she designed Making the Body a Home to help individuals unpack racial bias and conditioning.

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She is also the author of The Geometry of Being Black, the creator of The Four Bodies: A Holistic Toolkit for Coping With Racial Trauma, and has been featured in various publications, including Buzzfeed, New York Magazine, Urth Magazine, Refinery 29, and Vice i-D. She is currently writing a book about racial wellness.

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