World IA Day DC 2018 - Gina Assaf on Designing in Developing Nations





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Published on Mar 9, 2018

Combining technology, design and international development, Gina Assaf leads digital design for SoukTel Digital Solutions, a company that designs and develops solutions for the humanitarian aid sector. She has worked with the UN and USAID, and their implementers, designing solutions that provide access of information digitally to project staff and to communities with low literacy and novice technology usage. She has 15+ years of experience working in variety of sectors throughout the U.S, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, and brings a deep understanding of the various design and research methods required during all phases of the design process.

Previously, Gina served as a Product and User Experience Design Manager at Creative Associates, an Interaction Designer at San Francisco media startup Prismatic, and as a Software Engineer at financial services leader Intuit. She also has experience with software engineering and expertise in Agile methodology with a Scrum master certification.

Twitter - https://twitter.com/ginaassaf
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ginaassaf/
Company - http://www.souktel.org/

On February 24, 2018, information architecture practitioners around the world came together to celebrate, share knowledge, and discuss the importance of strategy and structure within our communities and economies.

World IA Day DC: http://wiaddc.org/
World IA Day Global: https://2018.worldiaday.org/

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Video editing by Jason Harmala: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-har...


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