Storytelling is a superpower of human-centered practitioners (among many others!). Capturing the richness of another's experience and the process of rendering it in an empathic, honest, and actionable way is core to our work. Core, and also complex.
Our guest for this episode is Dr. Umi Hsu, who works at the intersections of story, strategy, and culture. Umi is the Director of Content Strategy for the ONE Archives Foundation, which is the largest collection of LGBTQ history. Umi discusses their approach to curating stories that foreground lesser-heard voices, and doing so in an information-rich, attention-low world.
Get ready for a deep dive into history, story, and ways we can become more ethical interlocutors of experience, especially for driving change.
Check out ONE Archives Foundation's new podcast, Periodically Queer.
Put some of Umi's storytelling strategies into practice by checking out ONE Archives' AIDS history exhibition, Metanoia.
Read our profile of Umi to learn more about their digital strategy work for the city of LA.
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