Jacqueline Gibson

Jacqueline Gibson

Software Engineer focusing on accessibility at Microsoft

Jacqueline is a Digital Equity Advocate & Software Engineer building change from the code up. She's interested in leveraging technology for social good, particularly identifying ways in which current technology maintains social inequities and working to eliminate these biases. She strives to understand what is necessary to create systems that everyone, regardless of ability, can use with ease.

She graduated with dual degrees in Computer Science and African & African Diaspora Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She's currently developing tools to create accessible applications for Android, Windows, and web as part of Microsoft's Accessibility Insights team.


Past sessions:

For Us, Without Us: Addressing Tech’s Shortcomings in Creating Equity for Black People

For Us, Without Us: Addressing Tech’s Shortcomings in Creating Equity for Black People

Many consider technology to be the “great equalizer”, but it’s evident that...

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