Redesigning the Culture of Wellness

Designing Equity.

My name is Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah. I am a healing-informed designer. I have a B.A. in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley, where my focus was on ensuring wellbeing for marginalized communities. I also have an M.S. in UX Design from the University of Baltimore.

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I tap into theory from my Social Welfare degree and praxis from my Design degree to reimagine the ways in which societal healing can take place.

allay.

For my thesis, I designed an online therapy platform that connects Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) to therapists of color. My research shows that there are several barriers that prevent BIPOC from getting therapy. allay is designed to reduce these barriers.

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WHAT I DO

Foster a healing-informed design culture

Lead healing-informed content, design, and branding strategies

Provide thought leadership on equitable design

Collaborations about wellbeing, design, and creativity

HOW I DO IT ◒

Through my degrees, I have training in Critical Race Theory, social science and design thinking. When we combine these schools of thought, we can design solutions that promote societal healing.