About Keidra Chaney

Keidra Chaney (she/her) is a lifelong Black woman Chicagoan.

Throughout her diverse career as a journalist, editor, digital strategist, and accessibility champion. Keidra’s work has focused on sharing and raising the voices and complex stories of marginalized people through words and data. Presently, she is Digital Engagement and Accessibility Manager at National Network of Abortion Funds, a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), and a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC). She was a 2020 Disability Lead Fellow, the only program in the country for emerging leaders with disabilities. She was the publisher and co-founder of The Learned Fangirl, a frequently cited online publication about pop culture, technology and critical theory.

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

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