Merary Alvarado

Merary Alvarado

Merary Alvarado

Software Engineer and Accessibility Evangelist with 6+ years of proven experience in executing, development and leading Accessibility processes in digital strategies for Fortune 100 clients. Subject Matter Expert contributions on Accessibility by establishing guidelines, best practices, and standards related to designing and maintaining accessible websites and other digital products.

Active participation and collaboration on PwD communities for over a decade. Cross collaboration to create national standards and digital best practices to be applicable across Costa Rica public and private services to create accessible digital, educational and physical environments to improve their independent living.

Co-Lead of the Accessibility Web Costa Rica (public group in Facebook) developing digital content, training, conferences, events, webinars, etc. focusing in Spanish language to create awareness about the importance of talking about Accessibility in the digital era. 

Leading Latin America strategies together with other A11y communities in terms to create better job opportunities, accessibility specializations and promote inclusiveness for entrepreneurs.

Finally, I’m part of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) as a certified member.

Merary Alvarado