AnitaB.org Presents Elevating Conversations: The Accessible Future of Tech Recording and Resources

2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. President & CEO of AnitaB.org, Brenda Darden Wilkerson, hosted a conversation on “The Accessible Future of Tech,” where she highlighted important advancements that support and empower people with disabilities in computing fields. As more and more of us find ourselves studying and working from home, thinking about accessible computing is more important than ever. View the presentation here.

Our esteemed panelists for this elevated conversation included:

Elaine Schaertl Short, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor Computer Science at Tufts University
Michelle Williams, Owner, M.A.W. Consulting, LLC – Making Accessibility Work
Shiri Azenkot – Associate Professor, Information Science Director, Connective Media Program at Cornell University

ResourceLinkParticipant
Community committed to making virtual, augmented and mixed reality accessible to people with disabilitiesxraccess.orgJessie Arora
Teaching assistive technologyhttp://engr110.stanford.eduDave Jaffee
Accessibility toolkit and open source accessibility checkerhttps://www.ibm.com/able/toolkit/Mary Jo Mueller
Virtual assistive technology conferenceresna.orgDave Jaffee
AccessComputinghttps://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/Elaine Short
DO-IThttps://www.washington.edu/doit/
AccessEngineeringhttps://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/Kat Steele
Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experienceshttps://create.uw.edu/
Microsoft Inclusive Designhttps://www.microsoft.com/design/inclusive/
CSUN Assistive Technology Conferencehttps://www.csun.edu/cod/conference/sessions/Shiri Azenkot
Teach Accesshttps://teachaccess.org/
Inclusive Design for a Digital World By Regine Gilberthttps://www.apress.com/us/book/9781484250150Aria Todd
Social Justice Engineerhttps://twitter.com/talilalewisRacel Adler
Accessible design and Accessibility#a11y and #axschatEric Bailey
Discussing challenges in technical accessibilityhttps://technica11y.org/Aria Todd
Global CEO community revolutionizing disability inclusionhttps://www.thevaluable500.com/Hillary Sun

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