Episode #19 — Alisa Bacon’s Journey from Math, Philosophy and Teaching to UX Design at Microsoft EDU, and Much More
What a blast it was to record this episode with Alisa! I hope you guys absolutely love it!
Alisa has an undergraduate degree in math and philosophy and a master’s degree in teaching. Last year Alisa transitioned from teaching to UX design and she’s currently with Microsoft EDU in Seattle working on a really cool OneNote Education product for teachers and students.
We talked about her journey and what she learned along the way. We also discussed why exactly having a mentor (or mentors) from your industry is very important to success.
Alisa also recommended a few resources and books that helped her get started and move forward. The links to all of them are in the episode notes below.
I can’t wait for you guys to listen to this! This is a really awesome episode!