Rebecca Blakiston is one of the founding organizers of UX@UA. She is UX librarian and strategist at the University of Arizona Libraries, where she consults on UX methods and coordinates user research to help make informed, thoughtful decisions to improve the student and faculty experience. Her favorite things these days include user interviews, usability testing, persona development, empathy mapping, and inclusive design. Rebecca has written, presented, and taught extensively on user research, content strategy, design thinking, and writing for the user experience. She is always excited to connect with other UX enthusiasts on campus and beyond.