Dorothy Cruz is a Toronto-based designer who specializes in UI and UX with +3 years of experience under her belt. She worked with brands like AT&T, Campbells, and FedEx while working at BBDO Worldwide, with educational games while at Amplify, and it’s currently working for DojoMojo, a marketing B2B SaaS.
Being an immigrant in the US and how to survive NYC as a student.
Creating a mindful practice (and making it stick)
Not everyone is looking for advice, some just need your sympathy. Listen.
Pablo Stanley (https://www.pablostanley.com) - It makes me proud when Latinxs make their way up in the design world, but it makes me even happier to see those designers use that as an opportunity to inspire, to connect with others, and to share their knowledge. That’s who Pablo is for me.
I can make a killer banana bread.
I would be a real estate agent. After living and moving constantly in New York, I found the beauty in looking for apartments and imagining your life or other’s life in a space.
All the personal cellphone numbers that I’ve had in the past.
Some Dominican slang.
Dorothy’s CreativeMornings activity
Purpose can come to you throughout your life. You don't necessarily have to have been born with a purpose; it can merge over time. Give it time, it's not a race.
I think as a society we should move away from acts of balance and more toward acts of wholeness.
It is 100% possible to have it all, but first you must know what your own all is.
Katherine Wintsch Broken: How To Find Your Missing Peace
If anything I want you to take away from this talk is moments in your future and your present and even in your past that you can forgive when you felt lost, you felt uncertain, you felt like, "I should know what I'm doing but I don't"—that's ok. That is human. That is normal and that is right where you're supposed to be.
Amy Padnani Overlooked Obituaries
Adam J. Kurtz Perfect Isn't Better
Scott Harrison The Story of Charity : Water
Evan Dumas GET LOST (It's OK to Feel Lost)
Paola Mendoza Live performance by Amy Leon