Joselyn Walsh


Joselyn brings 5+ years of experience in academic and non-profit research to Bold Insight, including planning and execution of anthropological research from conception through publication. Her interdisciplinary background in anthropology, biomedical sciences, and technology informs her curiosity for UX research. Joselyn has a BA in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis and an MA in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I have been teaching piano lessons for almost 15 years.

Your favorite part of working at Bold Insight:

The collaboration as our team works together on a variety of interesting projects.

In your spare time you would absolutely do this:

Travel the world!

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

Chicago, because it feels like home.

What is your favorite way to give back to the community?

Giving away plants and food and working in community gardens and farms.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include:

Adrienne Maree Brown and Sonya Renee Taylor

Long-term personal or professional goal:

Create a huge, beautiful garden complete with fountain, flowered archways, and plenty of benches for relaxing.

Any other facts to share?

I keep and feed an odor-free box of active compost under my home office desk.
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Read Joselyn's bold insights
January 25, 2023

With a few considerations and thoughtful planning, research that includes the a11y community can effectively collect data while ensuring a respectful participant experience to help design products that meet the needs of all users.

November 14, 2022

By being thoughtful of the research process and unique needs of participants, researchers can champion inclusion of those with accessibility needs in research, resulting in better designed products.


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