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Lynda Weinman
Lynda Weinman

Lynda Weinman is a teacher, author, and designer, and is the founder of and the Ojai Digital Arts Center.

  Award Winner          2000


She is honored to be the first GirlGeeks Golden Horn-Rims Award recipient, which was presented to her at the COMDEX/GirlGeeks "Celebrating Women in Technology" event on November 13, 2000 at the Las Vegas Hilton.

She has worked professionally in design and animation for almost 20 years, and has been teaching digital design for the past 10 years. She has taught at Art Center College of Design, San Francisco Multimedia Studies, American Film Institute, UCLA, and at numerous conferences and workshops throughout the world before forming her own workshops in Ojai, California-which have a 50% female student body.

Lynda is the author of a series of books on web design, and has written for numerous magazines, including: Macworld, How, Adobe, Step-by-Step Graphics, Web Techniques, Dynamic Graphics, Animation, Full Motion, New Media and Diem.

Above all, Lynda loves to teach. She has conducted private classes for many corporations, including MSNBC, Capital Group, CBS, NBC, Genentech, and Apple Computers. She is widely recognized as one of the most knowledgeable, approachable, and generous web-design educators in the business today.

She is an advisory board member for Miller Freeman Web Design & Development Conferences, New Media Magazine, Adobe Photoshop, GoLive, Illustrator, Live Motion, Macromedia Flash, Fireworks, and Dreamweaver. Lynda was a judge at the 1999 Webby Awards, 1997 Communication Arts Annual New Media Competition, 1999 NY Art Director's Club Annual Awards, and the 2000 Flash Competition.

She was honored by the San Francisco Women on the Web as one of the Top 25 Women in 1999 and received the Art Center College of Design Great Teacher Award in 1997.

Lynda's first computer was an Apple II+ Clone, which she purchased in 1982.



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