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About Me

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Hello!
 
I'm Sohara, a Boston based UX/Product Designer with a background in medical and clinical research, illustration, and studio art. I am passionate about education, gaming, equity, and social good!

I enjoy doing many things at the same time including design, art, illustrating, climbing, and reading!
 

💫 Experience

I’m a Product/UX Designer on contract at a non-profit creating a new and exciting product for aspiring teachers.

In the past, I've designed within the education, healthcare, and art industries.

🖌 Art Projects

I create art and designs for community based organizations and individuals.

For fun, my current love and joy is learning about game design, and I am creating a game within Unity. I've also been learning anything and everything about fonts!

In the past, I designed my own line of merchandise and tabled at markets through my art business, SoharaDraws.

🎓 Education

I have my Bachelor's Degree in Cognitive Brain Science and minors in Studio Art and Art History from Tufts University.

🎈 Fun Facts

★ In another life I was a neuroscientist studying neurodevelopmental disorders in children, a librarian, or a marine biologist studying jellyfish.

★ I love indoor and outdoor rock climbing and have been passionate about it for over seven years.

★ *Fingers crossed* I will be volunteering at the next Olympics in Paris. Regardless, I will be there and watching the Women's Soccer Gold match!

★ One of my favorite past-times is creating communities and connecting people to one another including creating book clubs, board game clubs, climbing chats, etc.

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