Hayleigh is preparing to graduate with a Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of Maryland (UMD) in May 2021. She has conducted extensive user research, designed digital experiences, and developed content strategy for healthcare and social service providers, nonprofits, and underrepresented communities in STEM fields. Her other areas of interest include accessibility, sustainability, and game development.
Hayleigh received her B.S. in Journalism and Strategic Communications from West Virginia University where she also minored in computer science. She is currently a writer for the UMD College of Information Studies where she has had the opportunity to explore many facets of the UX, information, and library science fields.