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Transgender Day of Visibility 2022

Natalie Hanson , April 7th, 2022


Here are some of my reflections and reading recommendations on Transgender Day of Visibility, and a bit about how we’re talking about it at ZS.


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A Perspective on Social Justice

Natalie Hanson , March 11th, 2022


Kai Cheng Thom writes: “I think the major difference between a social justice and a white/colonial lens on trauma is the assumption that trauma recovery is the reclamation…


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Representation matters

Natalie Hanson , November 14th, 2021


It may seem obvious to some, but when I came out 35 years ago, I never saw relationships like mine the way we see them now in advertising,…


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Chelation Chronicles – 1H 2021

Natalie Hanson , July 4th, 2021


This blog post is focused on my chronic health issues. The series was initially focused on learning to detox heavy metals using the Andy Cutler Chelation (ACC) protocol,…


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Fairygodboss interview

Natalie Hanson , March 29th, 2021


Who better to lead User Experience than an anthropologist? Meet Natalie Hanson. She’s a Principal at ZS, where she provides human-centered strategy, research and design for clients. In…


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Organizational Transformation

Natalie Hanson , January 16th, 2021


Research as a Vehicle for Organizational Transformation A week or so ago I had the opportunity to speak with Lou Rosenfeld about my career, and our second Advancing…


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Transgender Awareness Month

Natalie Hanson , November 17th, 2020


While we’ve made some progress in protecting civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community, we have a long way to go for the non-binary / trans community especially. This…


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Another affirming commercial

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2020


This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s…


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Coming Out Day 2020

Natalie Hanson , October 14th, 2020


This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s…


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What I’m Reading – Oct 2020

Natalie Hanson , October 8th, 2020


This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s…


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What I’m Reading – Aug 2020

Natalie Hanson , August 4th, 2020


This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s…


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Chelation Chronicles – 1H 2020

Natalie Hanson , July 1st, 2020


I’ve been fighting a host of chronic health issues for 10+years now. I have come to believe that heavy metal poisoning is likely the root cause. In this…


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5 Years of LGBTQ Marriage

Natalie Hanson , June 29th, 2020


It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ persons have the right to marry.  There was a really nice article…


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LGBTQ+ Civil Rights

Natalie Hanson , June 19th, 2020


It’s been a rollercoaster few weeks in the world of LGBTQ politics, and I thought it might be useful to provide a summary for those that may not…


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Intersectionality

Natalie Hanson , June 4th, 2020


Celebrating Pride Month with a focus on intersectionality. How do we acknowledge our shared history in fighting for civil rights, while recognizing the ongoing systemic racism that disproportionately…


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Third hair test

Natalie Hanson , May 9th, 2020


This blog post is focused on my chronic health issues, specifically, my efforts to detox heavy metals using the Andy Cutler Chelation (ACC) protocol. You can read about…


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Celebrating Round 100

Natalie Hanson , April 7th, 2020


In this blog post, I provide an overview of my chronic health issues, and reflect on the ways that the Andy Cutler Chelation (ACC) protocol has radically changed…


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Advancing Research 2020

Natalie Hanson , April 1st, 2020


Even though I’m not technically on the hook for tripnotes for #AR2020, I’ve enjoyed having a more relaxed approach to capturing some of the key messages coming out…


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Deadnaming

Natalie Hanson , February 6th, 2020


This week I came across a new LGBTQ+ themed Starbucks commercial that aired in Europe. It moved me, and I hope it will do the same for you….


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Chelation Chronicles – 2H 2019

Natalie Hanson , January 1st, 2020


I’ve been fighting a host of chronic health issues for 10+years now. I have come to believe that heavy metal poisoning is likely the root cause. In this…


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They / Them

Natalie Hanson , December 18th, 2019


In this post, I celebrate @merriam-webster’s Word of the Year, and reflect on some important trends for the LGBTQ+ community and our allies as awareness of They /…


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AI and User Experience: As Always, the User Comes First

Natalie Hanson , November 20th, 2019


In this interview with my colleague Arun Shastri, we talk about the value and importance of bringing a UX perspective to our work in AI.


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Closing Keynote: Amplify. Not Optimize.

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019


In the closing keynote of @designopssummit, ⁦@daveixd⁩ shares his perspectives on the evolution of DesignOps, and the role we all need to play in amplifying the right things…


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Learning over Outcomes

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019


In this @designopssummit presentation, @heyBFal shares some of the ways that Google uses principles from Montessori to encourage a learning culture.


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