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Janelle Sherman

UX Researcher

Janelle has 10 years of experience in research and pulls from her background in belonging and inclusion to improve accessibility for users. Janelle utilizes both quantitative and qualitative research methods to help inform her research conclusions. She is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and employee experience research. She has a doctorate degree in Psychology from Indiana University, and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and English from the University of New England.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I have a pop culture reference for nearly everything.

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

Probably Chicago or Boston, but I'd like to travel more before I make my final decision.

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

Read more books!

Share an interesting fact or a special skill:

I love spicy food and sauces. Spicy chicken wings, Pad Thai, hot sauce, etc.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include...

Kristin Bell, Karamo Brown, Lily Tomlin, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Drinking coffee- trust me it's for everyone's benefit.

What would be your most valuable zombie apocalypse skill?

I'm a planner and I'd already be prepared for the worst case scenario.

What fictional universe would you like to live in?

If the town in Gilmore Girls counts as a family, I want to join the town of Gilmore Girls.

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