Jennifer Riggins is a tech storyteller, content marketer, writer, and host, where digital transformation meets culture, hopefully changing the world for a better place. Currently based in London, she writes around tech ethics, agility, accessibility, diversity and inclusion, testing, DevOps, happiness at work, API strategy, the Internet of Things, microservices and containers, developer relations, and more. Follow her on Twitter @jkriggins.
May 13th, 2019 | 10 mins 58 secs
When we talk about accessibility on the Web, we often talk about can someone who is visually or dextrously impaired, but that's not the only bit of it. While meeting these legal accessibility requirements is important, we can't forget that the Web has systematically left groups of people behind, including the elderly, LGBTQ+, women, people still unconnected, and more — basically those that aren't the cis white men most commonly building and running the tech industry. In short, the most vulnerable people are kept from the potential of the Web.