Empowering
Designers of Color
since 2015.

Front & Center was founded by Melanie Araujo to support Designers of Color through advocacy, workshops, and mentorship to diversify design teams in tech and cultivate inclusive environments. Today, she mentors mainly through Andreessen Horowitz

We are accepting a select group of mentees for 2018. If you're interested in one-on-one design mentorship, please fill out this application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Join as a mentor

If you're an experienced Designer looking to mentor underrepresented talent, please send us an email with links to your work, profile, and a few lines about why you'd like to join the Front & Center community.


For speaking engagements or interview inquiries, please visit Melanie's personal site.