The reality of domestic violence doesn’t disappear when people enter the digital world. How can we as technologists ensure that our products aren’t used for abuse? This talk will explore how to consider the reality of violence, recognize intervention points, and advocate for user safety.
About the speakers
Eva PenzeyMoog is a Lead Designer at 8th Light. She specializes in UX and takes products from discovery to implementation in the front end, overseeing every step of creation process. She loves teaching and mentoring people who are changing careers into UX. Eva works to ensure that digital products cannot be used as tools of abuse and does education on this front with others who create digital products. Her goal is to reduce harm in the world through centering the safety of victims of domestic violence. When not designing and thinking about safety, she can be found making cyanotype prints, consuming as much zombie media as she can get her hands on, and hanging out with her pit bulls, Hamlet and Horatio.