Gina Bhawalkar
axe-con speaker in 2021, 2022

Pronouns: She/Her

Gina Bhawalkar is a principal analyst at Forrester. Her research focuses on experience design, the intersection of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and design, and digital accessibility. Gina established and now leads Forrester’s coverage of the digital accessibility space and has a deep background and interest in the topic.  She advises organizations on how to establish and scale sustainable accessibility practices. Her research on accessibility has appeared in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, CX Magazine, and The Financial Brand.  Gina’s other areas of expertise include how to build and scale an experience design practice, inclusive design, design systems, and the intersection of user experience (UX) and customer experience (CX).

Gina is a guest speaker at axe-con, you can read more about her talk here: “Augment Your Design Practice For Inclusion: Five Best Practices“. Please note Gina’s session will not be recorded.