Welcome to the sixteenth edition of
The QD Monthly!

Hello everyone, and welcome back to The QD Monthly, QTBIPOC Design's digital publication that aims to provide you with updates on our community along with some tools, resources, inspiration, and more to take with you wherever you are in your design journey. 😁 

In this issue, we...

  • Come to you with info on our next UX Night and other community happenings
  • Share some cool, helpful, and fun resources 
  • Share job opportunities from our Slack community job board
  • & much more! 

✨ News & Events

QTBIPOC Design Presents: UX Nights - An evening of UX, career coaching, and networking with other QTBIPOC designers

Next Tuesday 4/12, we'll be hosting another UX Night on updating your portfolio! We'll be going over tips and tricks to help get your portfolio out of your head and onto the web!

As always, looking forward to holding another powerful community space with our QTBIPOC family. Spaces are limited, so make sure to grab a free community ticket if you want to attend. If you have any burning questions that you'd like to ask - feel free to reply back to this email!
QTBIPOC Design presents: Book Club - readings & discussions on equity, tech, and design
Join QTBIPOC Design as we read and discuss books within the intersection of equity, design, tech every other month.

Introducing our next book... The User Experience Team of One by Leah Buley! We'll be meeting to discuss on Tuesday, May 24. Hope to see you there! Be sure to also join us on Slack to stay up to date on the latest book club related updates!
📢 Want to get involved with helping to plan and organize our events?
We are always looking for people to join us on our planning committee!
Email us at or simply reply back to this email if you're interested!

✨ Now Hiring

Check out some of the recent opportunities posted in our job board this month! Be sure to join us on Slack to get the latest updates and info on new opportunities.
📢 Are you hiring? Submit your job postings to the QTBIPOC Design Job Board!

✨ Resources & Tools

Understanding multilingual typography →
In the global diverse world we live in, how do we start designing for a multilingual audience?
UI Sources →
Real design inspiration from the world's best designed apps. Analyze flows & interactions and get new insights.

✨ QD Picks

How Can Designers Build Interfaces That Avoid the “White Default?” →
When designers stop prioritizing white users by default, they can create experiences that allow more people to show up authentically
The era of blind faith in big data must end →
Talk by Cathy O'Neil (author of our last book club book Weapons of Math Destruction!) on harmful algorithms and how they perpetuate inequity.
This is the golden age of design! ...and we're
screwed →
Another talk from a previous book club author, Mike Monteiro (Ruined by Design), on the state of design and challenges associated with the field.

✨ Community finds

Sharing some awesome finds from folks within our community! 

Thanks for reading, and take care!

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