Kara Kane
Head of Profession for Design, Government Digital Service

Kara Kane is a design leader and community builder whose expertise is in building design culture in large scale organizations. From 2017 to 2020, she was the Community Lead for User-centered Design (UCD) leading the UCD Communities team at the UK’s Government Digital Service. She then brought her community-led approach as a Senior Service Designer working on the government’s Service Standard and Service Manual. In 2017 she co-founded the International Design in Government community with Lou Downe and Martin Jordan, bringing together design-minded public servants from over 70 countries. She recently took a break from government to work at BT (British Telecom) on design ops and the Loop design system. Kara is the newest co-curator of the Rosenfeld Media Civic Design Conference. You can follow Kara on Twitter.