WordPress Accessibility Day 2023

Gen Herres is a white woman in her 40’s with long brown hair and a big friendly smile.

Gen Herres (she/her)

WordPress Developer

Anphira, LLC

United States

About Gen Herres

Gen Herres is the owner at Anphira, LLC, developer of Easy A11y Guide, and organizes the Baltimore WordPress meetup group. Prior to getting into WordPress development more than a decade ago, Gen was a developer for Boeing on the B-1 Bomber and was a lecturer at the Ohio State University in the computer science department.

Gen has been featured in podcasts and won the 2022 member of the year award in the #1 WordPress community. She is very active in WordPress groups encouraging other developers & designers. She has been incorporating accessibility into websites for a couple of years now and is a strong advocate of processes that move accessibility to earlier points in a project and make accessibility easier to understand for novices.