Disability & Innovation: The Universal Benefits of Accessible Design, by Haben Girma @ WWDC 2016

White House Champion of Change, Forbes 30 under 30 leader, and BBC Women of Africa Hero, Haben Girma is an acclaimed accessibility and inclusion advocate. The first deaf blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben champions equal access to information for people with disabilities, earning her recognition from both President Obama and President Clinton. Through this presentation, Haben will share how designing with accessibility in mind benefits not just users with disabilities, but developers, too. Throughout history, disability has sparked innovation, leading to breakthroughs in wide-ranging inventions from keyboards to telephones. Hear Haben’s remarkable story and learn how incorporating universal access principles into product development can increase access for people with disabilities while simultaneously improving the overall usability of your app.

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