Glenda Sims is the Team A11Y (Accessibility) Lead at Deque, where she shares her expertise and passion for the open web with government organizations, educational institutions, and companies that range from small business to Fortune 50. Glenda is an advisor and co-founder of AIR-University (Accessibility Internet Rally) and AccessU. She serves as an accessibility consultant, judge, and trainer for Knowbility, whose mission is to support the independence of children and adults with disabilities by promoting the availability of accessibility information technology—barrier free IT. She spent over a decade as a Web Analyst at the University of Texas at Austin, where she helped support the university’s central web site and worked as an accessibility expert and web standards evangelist along with her mentor and hero, Dr. John Slatin. She co-authored the book InterACT with Web Standards: A holistic approach to Web Design. Glenda gives back to the web by volunteering on the Low Vision Task Force and the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group at the W3C.
Class given by Glenda during AccessU: