check_2014_2Yara is an experience designer, researcher, and visual designer. She holds a Master of Industrial Design (MiD) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA.

She has worked on a range of experience design and design research projects in both large-scale organizations such as Penn Medicine, and non-profit organizations such as Liberty Resources, Inc. and the Committee of Seventy in Philadelphia.

Currently involved in user experience design in software, Yara continues to expand and explore her interest in utilizing her skills to solve problems in technology.

Born in the Golan Heights, Yara self-identifies as a World Citizen. This feeds her passion for using a human-centered design approach to making a positive impact in people’s lives. She enjoys a whole bunch of little things that make a big difference, like planet earth in the vast universe with all its sights and sounds.