Vivianne Castillo

Vivianne Castillo
Founder
HmntyCntrd
Founder

Vivianne Castillo is the Founder of HmntyCntrd, a professional growth community committed to supporting professionals who are disillusioned with the status quo in the UX & Tech Industry and who want to help it live up to its ideals of empathy and inclusion. She brings 8+ years of psychology and research experience spanning multiple contexts, cultures, and industries whose work and opinions have been written about in Slate, Fortune, Huffington Post, Fast Company, and ELLE Magazine.

Prior to her career in the UX & Tech Industry, Vivianne worked primarily in the arenas of human services and counseling, where she tackled issues like shame, empathy, vulnerability and compassion. These days she’s dedicating the bulk of her time to helping UX & Tech professionals do the personal work required to do their best professional work, coaching executives and teams on how to create sustainable equitable cultures, and helping professionals choose courage over comfort in the workplace.

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