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Design Study Night Online: Accessibility Design Principles and Strategies

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Design Study Night Online: Accessibility Design Principles and Strategies


🎨 Accessibility Design Principles and Strategies

Equity and inclusion are essential to all areas of coding and design. Join Senior UX Designer Kari Kono as she shares accessibility design principles and strategies to be more inclusive in your work. In this session we will collectively contribute to evaluating digital experiences for inclusion through hands-on product evaluation and discussion.

⏰ Agenda (Virtual event)

5:15 - Attendees may join waiting room
5:30 - Icebreakers & chatting
5:45 - Introductions
6:00 - Presentation on digital accessibility, inclusion, and problem-solving
6:20 - Group product evaluation & user research
7:15 - Closing

πŸ‘©πŸ½ About Our Speaker

Kari Goin Kono is the senior user experience (UX) designer with the Office of Academic Innovation at Portland State University and specializes in UX systems design, technology/software integration, and online program design. Her research interests accessibility, usability, and inclusive design on a large project scale for a University student population of around 30,000 students. Her current research agenda is about co-creation and culturally sustaining pedagogy in online courses. A designer by nature, she spends her free time photographing, crafting, hiking, exploring Portland, and baking gluten-free desserts.

πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’» About Women Who Code

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❓ Event + Venue Q&A

This event will be online. Please follow typical Zoom etiquette guidelines (mute when you're not speaking, share your video if you feel comfortable doing so). Thank you!