Please join us for our multi-series accessibility events with Amy Carney, a Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) that runs Digilou, her very own digital accessibility and web design LLC. In these talks, we will learn about how to how to get started with web accessibility, how we can make the web better for everyone, and post-launch tips that will make your accessibility product more accessible and process smoother.
January 19: Part 1 - Getting Started with Web Accessibility
What is accessibility, anyway? Learn the who, what, when, where, and why of web accessibility. Understand the challenges people with disabilities face before you even dig into the tech specs.
January 26: Part 2 - Easy Accessibility Wins
You know that web accessibility has to do with people with disabilities, often has legal implications, and makes the web better for everyone. But how do you apply that to your projects? Learn 10 easy accessibility wins to get started on making the web better for everyone.
February 2: Part 3 - Fullstack Accessibility
Accessibility isn’t just a checkpoint at the end of your project. It’s a process that happens from start to finish. Learn tips and tricks from planning to post-launch that will make your process smoother and your product more accessible.
Speaker: Amy Carney, Accessibility Specialist at Digilou
Speaker Bio: Amy Carney is a Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) that runs Digilou, her own digital accessibility and web design LLC. While getting certified, she documented her journey on 100 Days of A11y to share what it takes to learn web accessibility. She’s been practicing web design + development for 8 years, 4 of which she’s advocated for accessibility. When she’s not encouraging others to make their creations accessible, she’s usually taking walks with her husband and son or playing classical music on her piano.
Moderator: MK Comer, Women Who Code Leadership Fellow - Front End Track