Rachel Cherry (She/her) is a freelance software engineer and consultant with a focus on Accessibility, Higher Education, Gatsby, and WordPress. With experience in back and front-end web development and digital design, she enjoys helping organizations address their accessibility barriers and teaching others how to be more inclusive on the web.
Rachel created (and moderates) a Gatsby Groups.io forum where web developers discuss, share, support each other, and learn all things Gatsby. You are welcome to join.
She is a maintainer/owner of the WP Rig WordPress starter theme.
Rachel is a member of IAAP (International Association of Accessibility Professionals) and is an impassioned advocate for the importance of accessibility and universal design. To learn more about accessibility, check out this extensive list of accessibility resources curated by the WPCampus community.
She also encourages collaboration and professional development as a public speaker and conference/meetup organizer. She is a frequent speaker at various higher ed and technology-related events.
In her spare time, Rachel loves to tweet, travel, and binge-watch old TV shows on Netflix.
She loves to code so be sure to check out her work on GitHub.