Headshot of JoAnna Hansen
axe-con speaker in 2023

Pronouns: She/Her

JoAnna Hansen is an advocate for people who benefit from inclusive experiences. She loves helping others understand the needs of people with disabilities and inventing ways to improve access for everyone. JoAnna has been working in the design, product development, and accessibility fields for over 15 years. She has created a variety of inclusive digital experiences, changed policies, implemented inclusive development practices, and influenced culture in large organizations. As a result of her work, JoAnna has become an influential change maker focused on delivering on technology’s promises around convenience, safety, independence, and enjoyment for people with disabilities. At Amazon, she leads the Books & Retail Accessibility team and is driving the development of automated testing tools for web and mobile accessibility, building accessibility bar raiser programs, and delivering innovative features that support the unique and different ways that people with disabilities engage with Amazon.

Read more about JoAnna’s talk here: “Building Consistent Development Habits to Achieve Accessibility at Scale“.

Date and Time
On Demand
Building Consistent Development Habits to Achieve Accessibility at Scale
JoAnna Hansen, Elodie Fichet, Ph.D., Fabio Sacca, Sophia Morgan, Sheridan Martin, #Organizational Success with Accessibility,