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Connect + Create: Crushing the Whiteboard Design Challenge

November 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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About this Session

Learn how to crush the dreaded whiteboard design challenge so you can ace your next interview with confidence! This is an interactive workshop that allows both in-person and remote attendance, but we encourage participants to join us live @ Wendt Commons to socialize, network, and get the full experience of completing a whiteboard challenge in real-time.

Hands-on Workshop

Each participant will complete a whiteboard design challenge lead by industry experts who will guide them through the process and provide practical strategies for solving design problems like a pro.

What You’ll Learn

  • Get comfortable with whiteboard design challenges that you may encounter during interviews
  • Practice solving design problems under pressure
  • Strengthen your problem solving skills
  • Learn the do’s and don’ts for tackling whiteboard challenges
  • Practice important communication skills necessary to thrive after graduation

 Meet Your Instructors

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Kedar Joyner | Product Designer at UW-Madison

Kedar Joyner is a UX/UI designer with a knack for programming at the University of Wisconsin—Madison and a passion for mental health awareness, silly doodles, and wearing pajamas. She helps design and develop software that helps drive the university’s missions of teaching, research, and outreach, and likes to live somewhere in the middle of where science and art connect with people.





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Jordan Stombaugh | UX/UI Designer at Infosec

Jordan Stombaugh is a designer who is excited about creating research-driven innovative products and services that provide fresh and transformative experiences for users. Jordan’s design philosophy is user-centered, empathy-driven and focused on creating design solutions that are both intuitive and a joy to use.


November 4, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Category:


MD+I Program
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