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Shanae Chapman

Founder at Nerdy Diva


Education: Saint Louis University - Northeastern University, MIT
St. Louis, MO, USA


Shanae Chapman is the Founder, CEO, and Director of Nerdy Diva, a tech agency that provides inclusive workshops, research, design, and development. Shanae was featured in the NY Times and Good Morning America about salary negotiation as a Black woman in tech. She is also a Senior UX Researcher and Designer with a focus in Developer Experience. She is a UX Professor at Lesley University, O’Reilly author, and was featured in the 1st edition of 97 Things Every UX Practitioner Should Know, and On the Rise: Vol 3.

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