Joins Kodak as an Industrial Designer. During her tenure she will create the 1st African American community, a Women’s support community, run 8 film camera programs and run the Picture Maker system program, bringing in billions to the company.
Finishes her dissertation and begins working in the product group at Xerox, working on the Star system
Goldie “Red“ Burns was known as the Godmother of Silicon Alley (New York City’s version of Silicon Valley) and she ran NYU’s Interaction Telecommunications Program for 28 years. She mentored a couple of generations of talent through the program
Susan Kare begins working at Apple designing icons in pixelated form
Joy Mountford began leading the Human Interface group at Apple Computer in 1986. She helped invent Quicktime video and the group was responsible for setting the user interface guidelines across all Apple products.
Sylvia Harris works with Citibank IXD lead Valerie Fenster on ATM design
Joins Citibank as the lead interaction design working on all product design on their ATMs.
Colleen Bushell joins the NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications) group bringing graphic design and data visualization skills to the team
Sylvia Harris is Creative Director for the 2000 U.S. Census design. Harris used user-centered design processes and methods to design and test the materials created for the Census. Return rates increased for the first time in 30 years.
Dori Tunstall serves as Director of Design for Democracy, through AIGA, to help set national design guidelines for ballots and polling places
Joins Pitney Bowes. Becomes VP Global Design and Usability, runs teams that amass over 49 patents and international design awards.
Dori Tunstall is the first black female dean of design and is currently Dean of Design at Ontario College of Art and Design University in Ontario, Canada.
Kaaren Hanson becomes Chief Design Officer of Consumer & Community Banking at J.P. Morgan Chase
Amber Case becomes a research fellow with Mozilla Foundation
Becomes Vice President, UX & Product Design at Salesforce
Becomes Vice President of Machine Learning UX Design & Responsible AI at Capital One
Grace Lau and Andrea Rosenbusch
Grace Lau and Andrea Rosenbusch spearhead turning the World IA Day event into the World Information Architecture Association which will continue to sponsor the annual global event. The Association fills the hole left by the demise of the Information Architect Institute.