Tanya is a user experience designer who focuses on citizen and employee experiences for the Government of Canada. She designs end-to-end services, content and applications with the goal of balancing the needs of citizens with those of the government staff who deliver services.
Tanya is a founder and co-chair of CanUX, Canada’s premiere user experience conference. She is also a UX champion within the government, having co-chaired the national User Experience Working Group, and leading workshops and training sessions on UX methods for fellow public servants in her spare time.
Before her career in the public service, Tanya worked in various startups and consulting firms in Ottawa’s high tech sector. She has strong communication and presentation skills in both French and English.
Tanya blogs about user experience and design leadership on her blog, spydergrrl.com. Her blog includes an excellent five-part series on How to Live Tweet an Event, starting with Part I: Defining Success. Find her on Twitter @spydergrrl.