link is external Web accessibility is my life. I fight to make the world inclusive so everyone can have equal access to the web. I had been working in the field to some extent for a decade. In 2020, I earned my Web Accessibility Specialist certification (WAS link is external) and Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) link is external through the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP link is external). Through these certifications I have earned the designation of Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA).
link is external Human factors and user experience was a gateway drug to accessibility. When you know accessibility and user experience you realize that anything good for accessibility is also great for user experience. Before my full dive into web accessibility I was a User Experience Designer so naturally I wanted to get my Certified Usability Analyst (CUA) link is external.
Drupal Cult Member
link is external Drupal is my favorite content management system (CMS). My full time Accessibility analyst role has not entirely tore me away from my first love, Drupal. I am still a Drupal 8 Certified Site Builder link is external. Duke University relies on Drupal, so keeping my skills sharp is important to me.