Christen is a Design Education Manager and Innovation Catalyst at Workday where she facilitates education initiatives that aim to encourage creative problem solving throughout the organization. Christen is also a seasoned User Experience Researcher whose past roles include software trainer, tech support analyst and quality assurance engineer.
Christen began her tech career before personal email addresses were the norm and before schools had dedicated User Experience programs. She’s an academic late bloomer and proud City College of San Francisco alum. Christen also has a Master’s degree from UC Berkeley’s School of Information.
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