Born UXer

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I’m Kathryn (Huiqin) Gao, a passionate user experience designer.
Born a compassionate, empathetic and creative person
who has endowed system thinking and people skills (see my personality test result),
I believe there’s no other position than “UX designer” fits my life purpose better.

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Education BG

My education and research background (at WHU & at VU) strengthen
my T-shape profile especially in information architecture and user research
– I happened to have spent 8 years on information systems/science field.
Here is my publication record of 8 papers on Google Scholar.
Here is Mendeley’s report of my presentation in Newport Beach, CA, US.
Here is my name in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning research group,
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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Social Impact

I sought for making a positive impact on the society from an early age.
With support from UNESCO’s Information For All Program (IFAP),
I expanded the conventional Internet search competition to a
standardized information literacy evaluation and education project.
Here is my professor’s proud presentation of that on
European Conference on Information Literacy 2013.

More about me

Besides, I am a beloved daughter, an understanding friend,
an efficient co-worker and a ukulele player.
Feel free to drop me a line!