Nannearl Brown is a user experience professional who journeyed into the field by way of systems engineering and social impact. Most recently, she led the UX, product, and design efforts for over a year as the Director of UX for a small beauty tech startup in Los Angeles. She cares greatly about creating a shared understanding of the tech industry with all, most especially with Black people and other marginalized groups. Nannearl shares her knowledge by leading design workshops, serving as a design technical expert for online design bootcamps, and via her YouTube channel, Unpacked Angles. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Virginia in engineering science and systems engineering (respectively) in addition to a master’s degree from the University of Southern California with a focus in social entrepreneurship. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and in her spare time, she enjoys creative projects, hiking, and volunteering for Black Girls Code.