me at work Category

Fairygodboss interview

Who better to lead User Experience than an anthropologist? Meet Natalie Hanson. She’s a Principal at ZS, where she provides human-centered strategy, research and design for clients. In addition to a master’s and Ph.D. in Anthropology, she also has a master’s in Whole Systems Design. She’s the sponsor of Pride@ZS, the company’s LGBTQ+ Employee Resource […]

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Organizational Transformation

Research as a Vehicle for Organizational Transformation A week or so ago I had the opportunity to speak with Lou Rosenfeld about my career, and our second Advancing Research conference, for which I am the lead curator. Introduction After abandoning the world of academia, Natalie Hanson found an innovative way to connect with other ethnographers: […]

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Coming Out Day 2020

This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s been lightly edited for an external audience. This weekend (Sunday October 11th) was National Coming Out Day in the U.S..   For LGBTQ folks that are out of […]

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Intersectionality

Celebrating Pride Month with a focus on intersectionality. How do we acknowledge our shared history in fighting for civil rights, while recognizing the ongoing systemic racism that disproportionately affect our African American family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues?

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They / Them

In this post, I celebrate @merriam-webster’s Word of the Year, and reflect on some important trends for the LGBTQ+ community and our allies as awareness of They / Them pronouns continues to grow.

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