Melissa Helquist

Director at SLCC Community Writing Center

Topic: Digital Literacy and Accessibility

Dr. Melissa Helquist is Director of the SLCC Community Writing Center and Associate Professor of English at Salt Lake Community College. Melissa is a community educator and a passionate accessibility advocate. She has helped to develop accessible publishing guidelines adopted by the Society for Disability Studies and University of Michigan Press. She is an accessibility trainer for higher education and is a founding participant of Utah Communities Connect, a digital inclusion initiative.