ilene is an aspiring UX designer technically trained in Computer Science. she finds joy in well-designed things because it shows sincerity behind the creation. she focuses on building, prototyping and implementing user interfaces based on human centered design & accessibility. Driven by curiosity to create a better relationship between humans & computers, she took courses in Computer Science, Digital Media Studies, Psychology and Linguistics. As a perpetual student, she took an extra year at University of rochesTer through the e5 program to study data science and work on a conceptual plant e-commerce idea to make plant parents happy. a trustee of the pay it forward movement, she is always down to connect and help students interested in design. currently, she teaches Product Design to students in DMST 170 @ UR.