Ebony L. Kenney
Author, Designer & Researcher
Ebony L. Kenney is Graphic Design, Market Research and Usability Veteran, excelling at the art of inquiry. Said to be a "clear wifi signal whose insights elevate any conversation", she draws from a scientific approach which yields itself to facilitating discussions that inspire thought and action. She holds a BA in English and MA in Design. Having most recently served as a User Experience Analyst and Data Analyst for Workforce Morale efforts as a federal agency employee.
She is the founder of Ripefruit Foundation, a non-profit effort dedicated to identifying and strengthening peripheral skills as they appear along the spectrum of neurodiversity, and Ripefruit Creative, a design agency dedicated to the realm of education and equity.
Virtual and In Person Presentations/Classes on...
The DEI+N Talks: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Neurodiversity
Join us for The DEI+N Talks! , a monthly virtual panel with Neurodiversity, Education professionals, parents and advocates positioned as the missing piece of DEI. Tickets are complementary. Role: Organizer and interviews artists for this series.
Don't Mean to be Rude: Leaning into Disruption as a Woman of Color in STEM (11/1 6-9pm)
Starts at beginning through 1:04:53.
Contributing Writer in Onyx Magazine (Sept/Oct Issue)
Guest Speaker at UXPA International
San Diego, CA June 21-23, 2022
Topic: Safe Third Spaces: Using a User Experience research process to achieve social justice in the virtual hybrid spaces we build and explore.
Guest Speaker in June at SoDA
Topic: The Age of Equity : Re-evaluating Perspective
I played Lisa in a super fun play in May!
Improv Festival in August!
Safe Third Space @ Stevenson University
Including two Guest Lectureships at the University
Spoken on a panel of artists to explore stories as a means of creating community and increasing belongingness. A lively discussion followed.
Homeless Drive Jan-March (Gifted $200 Gift Card from Giant and Storage Shed from Home Depot)