Aditi Bhandari (she/her) joined Reuters as a data visualisation developer in 2019. She has previously worked at the Hindustan Times and interned at several U.S. newsrooms after graduating from Northwestern University in 2017, where she was a Knight Lab student fellow. When she’s not researching web accessibility or good-naturedly cursing the inventor of [insert programming language here], she’s either watching food documentaries or listening to pop-culture podcasts.
Aditi’s work on Source
Articles by Aditi
A starter pack of accessibility resources
Workshops, meetups, online classes, and experts who can help you learn to make your work more accessiblePosted on
If you’re new to accessible design, it may feel daunting to think of the work that lies ahead of you, but everyone in this field had to start somewhere. Once I realised accessibility was a baseline and not a ceiling, making my work more inclusive became an integral part of my workflow rather than an extra task between me and the publish button.
Why web accessibility matters to me
Making the web more inclusive for disabled people isn’t only the responsibility of disabled journalists, designers, & developersPosted on
When I first found out that there were things I needed to fix to make my work in journalism more accessible, I went about it the same way I learned to code: going with the solution that appears most commonly among search results. I’ve spent the past year trying to course-correct by making an active effort to learn more.