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Sara Soueidan (Pronounced Sāra Swaidān)
N/A (Independent)
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Inclusive design engineer
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Sara Soueidan is an independent inclusive design engineer, author, speaker, and trainer from Lebanon.

She works with companies and agencies around the world, building Web user interfaces, design systems, and digital products with focus on responsive design, accessibility, performance, and cutting-edge tech. Sara has worked with teams at companies like SuperFriendly, Herman Miller, Khan Academy, Bosch, and more.

Sara has also given talks and keynotes at dozens of conferences around the globe, sharing practical insights and tried and true practices for building scalable, resilient front-end foundations. She also leads workshops at conferences, as well as in-house for companies like Netflix, Telus, and the Royal Schiphol Group at Amsterdam Airport.

Sara is the author of the Codrops CSS Reference and co-author of Smashing Book 5 — a book that covers time-saving, practical techniques for crafting fast, maintainable and scalable responsive websites. She blogs about design engineering and her experience as a design engineer on her blog Sara has been published on publications including net Magazine, Smashing Magazine, A List Apart, Codrops, CSS-Tricks, and more.

Sara is currently working on an accessibility video course called “Practical Accessibility” —  A get-right-down-to-it online course for Web designers and developers who want to start creating more accessible Web user interfaces and digital products today.

In 2015, Sara was voted Developer of the Year in the net awards, and shortlisted for the Outstanding Contribution of the Year award. I also won an O’Reilly Web Platform Award for “exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and the supporting Web ecosystem.”


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