Constructing an accessibility elevator pitch

Everyone in accessibility needs an accessibility elevator pitch

Bank of elevator buttons G, M, 2–6 with braille, 6th floor is lit up
Bank of elevator buttons G, M, 2–6 with braille, 6th floor is lit up
Photo by Arisa Chattasa on Unsplash

What is an accessibility elevator pitch?

Why are elevator pitches important?

How to construct a compelling accessibility elevator pitch

Start by introducing yourself

Give a brief summary of your connection to accessibility

Explain what accessibility is

“The ask”

Closing

Delivering your accessibility elevator pitch

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Blogger, disability advocate, nerd. Bringing the fire on ableism. A11y Architect @ VMware. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter. CS, Law, and Business background

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