Technology is for Everyone, Right? Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
June 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Diversity in tech has traditionally looked at women, people of color, and LGBT representation. However disability is becoming a bigger part of that conversation. Did you know that people with disabilities are the nation’s largest minority? In the same way, it’s the only minority group that any person can join at any time. Let’s navigate the narratives that exist at the intersection of ability and access. Further, learn how Google is empowering diversity and investing effort into digital accessibility, inclusion and usability
Jeannette Washington, M.Ed. worked as a Speech Pathologist for a number of years before attending a coding bootcamp and transcending into teaching career changers and industry implants to code. Her passion for exceptional learners has helped her ignite conversations across multiple dimensions of diversity in the tech industry. She owns Bearly Articulating, a concierge style, equity, diversity and inclusivity (D&I) think tank.