Susan Lin is a Product Designer at Treehouse where she designs and develops web experiences. Previously, she designed at OpenTable and Trulia. She believes the best technology designers are able to code the web and push their own pixels. Susan sketches incessantly and has been <a href="sketch.bysusanlin.com/tagged/sketchnotes">sketchnoting for 4+ years.</a> She also lives a double life as a watercolor artist. She illustrated and wrote <a href="https://medium.com/poignantly-ordinary/the-1000th-cut-c588424c2a1a">The 1000th Cut</a> which addresses her personal experiences with harassment as well as <a href="https://medium.com/good-health/health-as-personal-brand-ac703eda5fdc#.7fr2b14qk">Health as a Personal Brand</a> which addresses selfcare and burnout.
AlterConf was a traveling conference series that provided safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries.