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Meet your instructor: Diana Militano

Diana is a product design manager and instructor. Between Milan, London and Barcelona, Diana has been working for ten years in UI and UX, with a particular focus on user experience design for Enterprise, B2B & SaaS applications.

From 2020, she has been teaching UX/UI at AllWomen and collaborating with different product design schools.


Alicia Olona

allWomen Alumna
UX/UI Designer

Paula Garaventa

allWomen Alumna
Product Designer

The online program made it easier to connect with people from different parts of the world.

I've never expected to gain so much knowledge in just five weeks.

Who is this for


Combine your instinct for design with UX Research skills and level up!  Create outcomes that really engage users.  

Social Scientists

Take advantage of your background in the social sciences or the humanities and get into the tech sector.


Acquire knowledge in gathering insights that will boost any digital product or service.

📹 10 to 20 videos per course.

🎧 5 podcasts with industry guests.

✍️ 5 to 10 hands-on exercises.

🗒 5 assessments to self evaluation.

About this course

In this UX Research Foundation course you will learn the process, the methods and the techniques to create products and services that have people's needs at their core. 

Course Outcomes: 

  • Learn to identify what really matters to your end users.
  • Solve challenges using design thinking methods.
  • Apply immersive techniques to adopt your users' perspectives.
  • Synthesize what you learn into actionable insights.

How you will learn with us

Self-paced or 

It’s up to you whether you follow the 5 week structure or go at your own pace.

5 weeks 
5 hours / week

We recommend setting a minimum of 5 hours of work per week for 5 weeks to complete the course.

Weekly live 
online sessions

These sessions give you the chance to dive deeper with your peers, all guided by an expert mentor. 

Hands on practice

You’ll be putting your new skills into practice in the form of exercises, quizzes and an optional final project.


Get feedback and guidance in daily office hours from expert and assistant mentors.


Get life long access to our global Community of 30K+ and connect with other women.

Questions? We are here to guide you! 

Choosing a course is a big decision and can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help. Book a session with a member of our team. Let’s chat!

Discover our multi-format content approach!

Our course is designed with your motivation in mind, let’s do this girl!

🙋‍♀️ 1 weekly live online session guided by a Mentor. 

🤝 Slack workspace with Mentor support & office hours.

👩‍💻 Final project to put all your new skills into practice.

🏅Certificate upon completion.

Course overview and learning objectives

Module 1

Design thinking and Lean UX

  • Understand the foundation of UX: human-centered design and design thinking.
  • Get an overview of the double-diamond, the most popular design framework.
  • See human-centered design in practice: Learn UX and Agile methodology.
  • Get ready for a job in a product team, learning about SCRUM and Kanban.
  • Practice how to reframe user problems to build successful solutions.

Module 2

Foundations of user research

  • Intro to research: what is research, and why is it so important? 
  • The role of the researcher: collecting data and transform them into insights.
  • The phases of research: strategy, execution, validation.
  • Type of research methods: attitudinal vs. behavioral.
  • Type of research methods: qualitative vs. quantitative.
  • Overview of research methods.
  • Desk research and competitor analysis.
  • How to sell research to a skeptic team.

Module 3

Planning research initiatives

  • Learn how to formulate research questions.
  • Find your research target.
  • Learn how to recruit participants.
  • Draft a research plan.
  • Get experience recruiting and scheduling interviews.

Module 4

Surveys and user interviews

  • Surveys.
  • User interviews.
  • Anxiety and imposter syndrome when conducting interviews.

Module 5

From problems to solutions

  • How to write an insight.
  • How to make sense of a large amount of qualitative data: the affinity mapping technique.
  • Presenting your findings: user personas and archetypes.
  • Presenting your findings: empathy maps.
  • From problems to solutions: jobs to be done.
  • From problems to solutions: user journey mapping.

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Why choosing an AW course

For women, by women: Get taught by professional female tech experts, who will prepare you to master the skills you need to succeed in your tech career.

Our community is diverse, international and - real talk - one of the biggest in the world. Join our +40K women on our mission: to bring diversity to our future technologies by supporting women in the tech sector.

Questions? We are here to guide you! 

Choosing a course is a big decision and can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help. Book a session with a member of our team. Let’s chat!

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Become a member of our global online community, get access to cool free tech resources and connect with other women in tech!

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Do you thrive on learning new things? Our adaptive, hands on approach is designed with your motivation in mind. 

If you’re hoping to become a UX Researcher or to dive deeper into the subject, there is no singular path or background to do it, but some of our alumna are...

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