The Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) teaches web pros how to design accessible websites and apps in a practical, hands-on setting. Company or Indie teams are trained and mentored while building a basic website for Nonprofits, Artists, or Community Organizations.
Sharron Rush, Adrienne Grace, and Mary Ann (MJ) Jawili will talk about AIR and address any questions attendees may have.
These meetups take place via Zoom and are live captioned. You must register to attend via Zoom.
Executive Director, Knowbility Founding Member, Knowbility
Sharron Rush is the award-winning co-founder and Executive Director of Knowbility, a nonprofit advocacy, consulting, and training company based in Austin, Texas. Her work at Knowbility includes policy review, performance analysis, technical consultation, and training development for private and public companies, government agencies, and schools. Her technical expertise, understanding of the barriers faced by people with disabilities, and strong communication and training skills have contributed to her leadership position in the field.
Art Director and Front-end Developer, Vim & Vigor
Adrienne Grace is a partner at Vim & Vigor, with her husband, where she brings visual design, brand strategy, and accessibility together for their clients. Her mission is to provide accessible digital design for everyone. She is an IAAP Certified Accessibility Professional (CPACC) and was a team lead in the 2022 Knowbility Accessibility Internet Rally, where her team placed second.
Mary Ann (MJ) Jawili
Accessibility Product Manager, Adobe
Mary Ann Jawili is an accessibility specialist with a background in frontend software development. She currently works as an accessibility product manager Adobe, where she builds inclusive digital experiences for all. Prior to that, she wore technical hats at Deque, Salesforce, and Expedia. Outside of the office, she is an avid cyclist, library promoter, and cat mom.
Thank you to our sponsors:
This meetup will be held virtually over Zoom and live captioned, thanks to our sponsors. Slide links will be provided when applicable, and presenters are encouraged to make slides as accessible as possible with alternative text for images, etc.
We’re working to secure sponsors so that we can offer ASL interpretation.
All are welcome to attend. If you need specific accommodations to make this meetup work for you, please contact us and we will try our best to accommodate you.
By RSVPing to this meetup, you agree to abide by these guidelines. If you have concerns that the Online Code of Conduct is not being followed, don’t hesitate to get in touch with an organizer.