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, 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

Resource Link Participant
Community committed to making virtual, augmented and mixed reality accessible to people with disabilities Jessie Arora
Teaching assistive technology Dave Jaffee
Accessibility toolkit and open source accessibility checker Mary Jo Mueller
Virtual assistive technology conference Dave Jaffee
AccessComputing Elaine Short
AccessEngineering Kat Steele
Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experiences
Microsoft Inclusive Design
CSUN Assistive Technology Conference Shiri Azenkot
Teach Access
Inclusive Design for a Digital World By Regine Gilbert Aria Todd
Social Justice Engineer Racel Adler
Accessible design and Accessibility #a11y and #axschat Eric Bailey
Discussing challenges in technical accessibility Aria Todd
Global CEO community revolutionizing disability inclusion Hillary Sun

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