Add a fresh accessibility perspective to your next event!
WeCo provides accessibility speakers for a wide variety of professional conferences and industry gatherings. As professionals who also live with disabilities, they can provide a fresh accessibility perspective to your event. Some most requested topics include:
- What digital accessibility means for people living with disabilities
- How to work with an existing website for accessibility
- Accessibility basics businesses and nonprofits need to focus on
- Customized topics for your group
WeCo’s Most Popular Speakers
Our most popular, acclaimed speakers are listed below. However, we have a number of Test Consultants, Staff Team and Advisory Board Members with a wealth of experience and inspiring stories to share. We are happy to work with you to find the right WeCo speaker for your event.
WeCo Founder and President, Lynn Wehrman is a highly-experienced and sought-after speaker for keynote and organizational, association meetings and conferences. Her breadth of experience and understanding regarding the legal and usability needs of real life accessibility, coupled with her warm, conversational presentation style, draws the audience into an engaging experience.
Lynn began her career working in digital accessibility as one of the first government digital accessibility specialists. With an education in communications, and professional background in federal program coordination, her work on the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan resulted in ground breaking work in government digital accessibility.
SUE ANN RODRIQUEZ
Director of Accessibility Services
WeCo’s Director of Accessibility Services, Sue Ann Rodriquez, began her digital career as the webmaster/data base administrator for Twin Cities RISE! She completed her Master’s Degree in Digital Communication from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota. While at Metro State, Sue Ann’s explored digital accessibility and UX by testing the accessibility of the University’s Disability Services Department’s webpages utilizing assistive technology, including the JAWS screen reader software she uses in her daily life.
The insights she gained from this work prompted her to find an organization that could put her UX/assistive technology and web development capabilities to use.