About Keidra Chaney

As a communications professional, writer, teacher and advocate, Keidra Chaney endeavors to create equitable online communities and content for marginalized people. Over the past two decades, Keidra has established herself as a leader in digital strategy, analytics, and accessibility, with lived experience as a person with a visual disability.

A self-described “writer in a complicated relationship with the internet”, Keidra is the founder of Wild Ramp Publishing and the creator of pop culture website The Learned Fangirl.

Keidra was a 2020 Fellow with Disability Lead, the only program in the country for emerging leaders with disabilities. She is also a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) and a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC).

Keidra’s writing has been featured in a multitude of publications including The Chicago Sun Times, Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, Uncanny Magazine, Prism, Time Out, Paste Magazine, and Chicago Reader.

She has spoken about media and pop culture at Chicago Public Radio, WGN and at conferences including BlogHer and EMP Pop Conference.

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