Michael Owens is a user experience professional with Design for Context, a UX design consultancy in the Washington, DC area. She has over 20 years of experience delivering innovative experiences that meet user and business needs. Her projects span the range from large-scale data-rich portals to consumer-oriented mobile applications. She provides project planning and creative leadership, defines business and user goals, and helps translate user needs into development specifications. Michael is a Human Factors International Certified Usability Analyst and holds a Masters in American Studies from the University of Virginia, a Masters of Education from Marymount University.