🌐 DSM Web Geeks Presents: Empathy Building for Accessibility 🌐

Please bring your newer mac laptops if you have them – they have built in screen readers! Learn why coding for accessibility is important by experiencing simulated accessibility issues.

Empathy Building for Accessibility: Learn how to use a screen reader and then experience what it is like to navigate web sites with simulated accessibility issues!

Join us on June 12th at 6:30 pm for an engaging session on “Empathy Building for Accessibility” hosted by Des Moines Web Geeks. This event is aimed at web enthusiasts, designers, developers, and anyone interested in creating inclusive digital experiences.

About the Speaker

We are thrilled to have Jenn McMillin, a passionate UX/UI Designer, as our esteemed speaker. Jenn is a strong advocate for user advocacy and believes that empathy is a vital tool when approaching design problems. With a focus on accessibility, she emphasizes the importance of research in creating successful and satisfying projects. You can learn more about Jenn on her LinkedIn profile: Jenn McMillin on LinkedIn

About the Venue

Our event will be hosted at Source Allies, a technology services company known for its expertise in solving complex problems and building enterprise applications. Prepare for a cozy and friendly environment as you immerse yourself in the world of web accessibility.

Event Details

  • Date: June 12
  • Time: 6:30 pm


To help us anticipate the number of attendees, please RSVP for the event. If you’re unable to join us in person, don’t worry! You can RSVP on Eventbrite to receive a Zoom invite for the event. RSVP now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dsm-web-geeks-presents-empathy-building-for-accessibility-tickets-650761825137?aff=oddtdtcreator

Watch the Stream

If you can’t attend the event in person, don’t miss out on the live stream! You can catch the event and future events on our Twitch channel: twitch.tv/dsmwebgeeks

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights into empathy-driven design and web accessibility. Join us at DSM Web Geeks and let’s create a more inclusive web together!

Resources from our speaker: Accessibility tips


Mon, Jun 12th @ 6:30pm


Source Allies 4501 NW Urbandale Ave. Urbandale, lA 50322
4501 NW Urbandale Ave. Urbandale, lA 50322