Design for All: Embracing Accessibility in Design

Sep 29, 2023, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

In this engaging presentation, our speaker will explore the transformative power of accessibility in design, emphasizing the profound impact it has on both individuals with disabilities and the broader user community. We will delve into the core principles of inclusive design and why they are increasingly essential in our interconnected world.

About this event

In this engaging presentation, our speaker will explore the transformative power of accessibility in design, emphasizing the profound impact it has on both individuals with disabilities and the broader user community. We will delve into the core principles of inclusive design and why they are increasingly essential in our interconnected world.

Key Topics that will be covered:

Inclusive Design Principles: our speaker will provide a comprehensive overview of the principles that underpin inclusive design, explaining how they drive innovation and inclusivity across various design disciplines. This foundational knowledge will serve as a springboard for the audience's understanding of accessibility.

Universal Benefits: We will investigate how accessible design extends beyond catering to individuals with disabilities. We will showcase real-world examples and case studies illustrating how accessible design enhances user experiences, usability, and even brand reputation for everyone, regardless of their abilities.

Tools and Resources: Practicality is crucial. To equip the audience for success, We will introduce a range of tools, resources, and best practices that empower designers and developers to seamlessly incorporate accessibility considerations into their projects. From assistive technologies to design guidelines, attendees will leave with actionable insights.

By attending this talk, participants will:

Deepen Their Understanding: Gain a profound understanding of the principles and significance of inclusive design in today's society, allowing them to approach their work with a fresh perspective and renewed purpose.

Enhance Their Skills: Acquire actionable skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied to their design processes, enriching the quality of their work and its accessibility.

Inspire Change: Be inspired to advocate for inclusivity within their organizations and communities, fostering a more inclusive and equitable design landscape.

Speaker

  • Chantelle Kyendereta

    UI/UX Designer

Organizers

  • Mfonobong Umondia David

    Friends of Figma Regional Lead, Africa

  • Ebibote Doutimi

    elitePath

    Community Advocate FOF Port Hacourt

  • Emmanuel

    Jobanaut

    Community Advocate FOF Uyo

  • Mandela Winnie

    Peer Carbon

    Community Advocate FOF Nairobi

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