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Angela Hooker

Senior Accessibility Program Manager at Microsoft

About

Angela Hooker is a an accessibility program creator who develops centers of experience and excellence for digital accessibility inclusion programs. She's brought her web management, development, accessibility, and editorial and content management expertise to the private sector and government for over 20 years. In addition to accessibility and universal design, Angela advocates for web standards and plain language. She writes articles and trains digital media teams on accessibility, and speaks on inclusive design/accessibility, web standards, user experience, and plain language.

When she's not pushing for world domination through accessibility, Angela spends time perfecting recipes for her first cookbook, attending concerts, and playing guitar—badly. She might even sing (also badly) during her session.

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The Case of the Ouch!

Demonstrating Inaccessible User Experiences to Bring Organizational Change

Everyone's talking about digital accessibility, great user experiences, and inclusion for everyone. Yet people still struggle with changing culture in one's organization, so they can support accessibility in their digital products. Of course, leadership must make accessibility a priority, and your colleagues must make accessibility a part of their everyday work—but…how?

Learn effective ways to convince leadership and your team to support accessibility, and get tips to change your team's working style and culture, so you can drive accessibility and effect real change. 
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