Accessing Accessible Accessibility

GDG Berkeley
Thu, May 3, 2018, 7:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Get excited! :) Our friend, Jennifer Wong will be joining us as our speaker!

Jennifer is a self-taught software engineer. She spends her days making the web a prettier and more user-friendly place. She has written for Net Magazine and had projects covered by Mashable, Engadget, Gizmodo, and more. Jenn is an avid conference speaker and loves eating, coding, and sleeping.

Accessing Accessible Accessibility

The World Health Organization states that one billion people live with disabilities. And estimates put internet usage with a screen reader as high as 3.4% of all internet traffic around the world. Web accessibility can help.

So what is web accessibility and who needs it? Is engineering accessibility enough? How do you build an cross-functional accessibility culture? And what can you do to prevent regressions?

I had all the same questions… and only four months to guarantee all our consumer user flows were accessible. Well, what happened? Come learn what it takes to lead a web accessibility movement within your company!