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Kathleen McMahon

Design Systems Consultant


Design Systems Carnival! One accessible component, many pretty masks.

Speaking on 14:25 at Main Auditorium
Design System components are like guests at a Venetian Carnival, enjoying the festivities. One guest — the disclosure widget — wears three distinct masks, elevating a Carnival to a Masquerade Ball. Or… is it? What kind of Carnival are you attending if those masks get mixed? Join me to learn the secret to creating a reusable component and give your component library access to the best Carnival attractions.


Kathleen is a software engineer, designer, and speaker, with deep industry experience in making apps beautifully accessible. She’s a Sr Design Systems Engineer, a W3C Design Tokens Community Group Specification Editor, and the best lanterne rouge cyclocrosser you’ll ever meet.