Jen Luker, a11y champion
Published August 22, 2018
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    Jen Luker is a software engineer at Formidable Labs Inc. She has worked as a full-stack developer using PHP, Javascript, and CSS, but has a particular fondness for frontend technologies.

    Today, we discuss the issue of accessibility and how focusing on making websites and software more accessible should be a constant consideration, particularly since it taps into an underserved market. Tune in to hear on discussion on this vital and fascinating topic.

    Topics:

    • The Internet and accessibility
    • How loading times affect accessibility
    • How accessibility helps everyone
    • Missing out on business by not being accessible
    • The importance of making accessibility a regular part of the conversation

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    “One of the benefits of incorporating a lot of these accessibility features is that they end up helping everyone.” -Jen Luker

    “Only about one in ten websites, according to an audit that DQ did, is accessible.” -Jen Luker

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