Accessibility in Design
Foundational Principles, Best Practices, and Resources
Accessible design is not just the right thing to do but it’s great for business. But did you get enough training on accessible design? Many designers don’t. Register now for this workshop where you’ll learn foundational principles, best practices, and walk away with tangible resources to continue your development.Join the waiting list
About the workshop
Accessible design is not just the right thing to do but it’s great for business. But did you get enough training on accessible design? Many designers don’t. Register now for this workshop where you’ll learn foundational principles, best practices, and walk away with tangible resources to continue your development. Led by a UX designer and a disabled DEI speaker/consultant, this collaborative teaching process results in a workshop grounded in lived experience and real stories.
The workshop is participatory and interactive and makes the learning experience welcoming and effective.
Register now and take the next step in your professional development journey!
- Introduce inclusive design principles
- Define disability and center key disability awareness concepts
- Share best practices for accessible design
- Provide resources for designers to build upon this foundational workshop
Who should attend?
The Accessibility in UX Design workshop is for digital leaders, problem solvers, digital strategists, Agile project managers, and Agile practitioners.
- Digital Leaders - Learn about inclusive design principles for your organization to craft your next digital initiative, create digital initiatives that will unlock digital value for your stakeholders.
- Digital Strategists - Enhance your strategy development techniques by adding inclusive design practices to your repertoire. Learn tools you can use to strategize in person or remotely.
Online Workshop Livestream
Earn a certificate of completion to showcase your skills
About the Instructors
Catarina Rivera, MSEd, MPH
Catarina Rivera, MSEd, MPH is a public speaker and DEI consultant with over 14 years of experience in the public sector. Catarina works with companies to improve accessibility and inclusion, retain employees, and design better products. She is the founder of Blindish Latina, a platform smashing disability stigmas through storytelling, advocacy, and training.
Catarina has worn hearing aids from a young age and was diagnosed with progressive vision loss at 17 years old. She has a BA from Duke University, an MSEd from Bank Street College of Education, and an MPH from Hunter College. She is a member of RespectAbility's National Disability Speakers Bureau. Catarina is committed to social justice.
Rabeea Wajeeha, MBA
Rabeea has over 15 years of experience collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams in advertising agencies, SMEs, and startups.
She is the Founder and Chief Design Officer at The Blue Creative, a creative design agency based in the heart of Toronto, Canada.
She has a broad set of skills developed by working on large-scale data-driven projects funded by the United Nations and USAID and leading projects in the mental health sector to be used by private and public sector clients.
Additionally, she is the Founder of Teccelerator Academy and mentors design students globally at Created Academy, Rookieup, and Interaction Design Foundation
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.