Accessibility Consultant and Trainer
Daniela Leder is an experienced accessibility consultant, accessibility QA tester and trainer. She is certified as a Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) and as a Trusted Tester by the US Department of Homeland Security. She has worked with companies from the US to Germany, performing accessibility audits on commercial websites and apps based on various standards including WCAG 2.0/2.1, Section 508 and BITV. Coming from a work background as a teacher for children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities and holding both a degree in Social Work and a Bachelor of Science in Computing (Hons) she combines a deep understanding of the barriers in the digital as well as the natural world that people with disabilities face on a daily basis and a passion to remove those barriers. She is equally at home with both desktop and mobile accessibility testing and working with all major environments. She likes to dig into code and provide actionable solutions when troubleshooting accessibility issues. She also likes to share her knowledge in training with an emphasis on mobile accessibility.