Sumner Davenport (She/Her)
Specialist Web Accessibility
Sumner M Davenport & Assoc. LLC
About Sumner Davenport
Sumner has been designing WordPress websites since 2008. Her passion is Web Accessibility.
She is a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), the Internet Society – Accessibility Special Interest Group and an active member of various legal, disability & Accessibility organizations. Through her long-standing organization, also known as “Your Accessibility Team”, she and her diverse team have built, maintained, evaluated and remediated dozens of WordPress websites to WCAG Success Criterion.
She is active in accessibility and legal conferences and educational venues, regularly speaking on topics related to compliance issues for WordPress websites. She has been invited to present at TechAccessOK, John Slatin AccessU, WordPress Meetup groups and WordCamps and she leads other ongoing educational events. In early 2020, she and two colleagues started a Meetup group to discuss WordPress and Accessibility and invited renowned speakers on Accessibility topics to be the guest presenters. She has served as the Speaker Wrangler for WordCamp SantaClarita 2020 and for WordCamp LAX 2020; and was the lead organizer for WordCamp SantaClarita 2021. She has participated in the Knowbility Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) initially as a developer team member and has been invited to be a mentor to other teams. In 2021, the team she mentored won 2nd place in the competition.
The memo is out in the animal world that her yard is a safe haven, and she is has been adopted by a few who now reside in her home.