Elly Searle has done a bit of everything in the user experience world: broad-reaching consumer products with Windows, customer-centric retail at Nordstrom, and technical apps for enterprise audiences in cybersecurity. Her current passion is helping make technical topics easier to understand for everyone, like rewriting definitions for Mitre’s ATT&CK matrix. She received her masters from the University of Washington Human-Centered Design & Engineering program, and founded the tech writing and UX writing teams at CrowdStrike. Elly co-created the UX Writing Fundamentals curriculum for Seattle’s SVC with Torrey Podmajersky. She’s a fierce advocate of treating writing, design, research, and engineering as equals, in product development and career growth.