2000-2009 Web Assistant
Leslie Reed has over 29 years of experience in technical communication as an information developer, software tester, database librarian, and quality control administrator. She is a senior member of the Washington, DC Chapter. She has served as the Assistant Web Diva for the Washington, DC Chapter, the AccessAbility SIG, and the Region 2 Director- Sponsor's Web sites. She received a Distinguished Chapter Service Award in 2004. Leslie has an M.A. in Information Systems for systems analysis and design from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia; and a B.A. in International Relations from the American University of Paris, Paris, France. Her language studies include French and Spanish and she is a Certified Webmaster.
In 2003, Leslie worked with Cynthia Lockley to redesign the AccessAbility SIG's website. They presented their design goals and solutions for making the site more accessible at the 2004 STC Annual Conference.
Leslie joined IBM in 1998 and is currently an Advisory Information Developer in Bethesda, MD. Leslie lives in Fairfax, Virginia.