Many people think website accessibility is a “nice to have” feature when in reality it’s a “must have” feature. We’ll demystify the WCAG 2.1 guidelines and show how when you make websites accessible it benefits everyone. You’ll leave this session with new tools to add to your toolkit and be well on your way to being an accessibility ally!
Alisa is a multidisciplinarian who loves ﬂexing her skills in strategy, data analysis, writing, empathy, design, and web development. She found her calling to lift up those who use their talents as a force for good and established Unity in 2016 to connect mission-driven technologists, designers, and strategists to the organizations who need them the most. A North Carolinian to the bone, Alisa was born and raised in the Triangle, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Appalachian State University, a master’s degree in library and information science from UNC-Chapel Hill, and ardently defends her preference for Lexington style bbq. She is a mom, wife, public speaker, open source evangelist, and serves on the community board of AIGA Raleigh as the chair of the Women Lead Initiative.