Dr. Michele Williams

Dr. Michele A. Williams has 16 years of academic and industrial experience in UX, accessibility, and technology including training, design consultation, user research with disabled participants, and code remediation for building WCAG-compliant technology.

Dr. Williams holds a B.S. in Computer Science, Masters of Software Engineering with a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), and PhD in Human-Centered Computing (HCC) with a focus on accessibility.

Along with industry project contributions, her research and designs have resulted in several academic publications, international speaking engagement, and a patented invention (see LinkedIn for more details).

She is passionate about ensuring people with disabilities are not excluded from technology. Coupling her passion with her expertise, she now offers consulting services including accessibility training for UX professionals and key stakeholders, and project advising including auditing, research facilitation, and design consultation.

Contact her for a consultation experience tailored to your needs.


Previous Employers

Pearson
Intel
Microsoft
Level Access
Convergys
Yahoo!

2021 Speaking Events

Duke Energy Corporation
“How Accessibility Applies to Industrial Spaces”
UX Lunch and Learn, March 2021

blackcomputeHER Conference
“Being All-Around Advocates: Teaching and Creating Accessible Technology Inclusive of People with Disabilities”
Virtual Conference, April 2021

PDX A11y (Portland Accessibility)
“Whole-to-Part versus Part-to-Whole: How Sighted and Blind Web Navigation is Seen Differently”
Virtual MeetUp, May 2021


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