May 13

Google UX Director Talk and Q&A: Aastha Gaur

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Online
Google UX Director Talk and Q&A: Aastha Gaur

Aastha Gaur, who has designed solutions at boutique design studios and big corporations, is a UX Director at Google. She will talk about her work designing for consumers and enterprise, and the importance of leading with mindfulness, intuition, creativity, and compassion.

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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month takes place in May. It celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. These events pay tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success.

Sponsored by the SMC Associates, SMC Communication and Media Studies Department, and SMC Design Technology Department.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to participate in this event please contact Denise Henninger ( or 310-434-4497) or Nathalie Laille ( or 310-434-4299) at least 5 business days in advance.

The Santa Monica College Associates is a community-based support group that brings outstanding speakers, performers, and special events to SMC to enhance student excellence. Associates members receive invitations to special receptions and advance notices of lectures. Annual Associates memberships are entirely tax-deductible. Call 310-434-4100 or visit for more information.


Rob Rader, Chair; Dr. Louise Jaffe, Vice Chair; Dr. Susan Aminoff; Dr. Nancy Greenstein;  Dr. Margaret Quiñones-Perez; Dr. Sion Roy; Barry A. Snell; Joshua Elizondo, Student Trustee; Kathryn E. Jeffery, Ph.D., Superintendent/President

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