Accessibility In Employment Processes: End User Perspectives

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Live Broadcast Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4 hours)
Speaker(s)Alwar Pillai, CEO, Fable and Samuel Proulx, Accessibility Evangelist, Fable

Fable, the Global Initiative of Inclusive Information Communication Technologies (G3ict), and the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), a division of G3ict, are hosting a forum on the state of accessibility of digital tools and platforms used in the workplace.

This forum will feature general discussion on accessibility across the key stages of the employment cycle, the accessibility of digital platforms and tools, and the experiences of Fable’s community of assistive technology experts. An end user perspective on the impact and implications of inaccessible tools and platforms in the workplace will drive the discussion.

The goal of the forum is to highlight for employers, insights collected from people with disabilities on accessibility barriers in the workplace. Forum participants will also have the opportunity to engage in built-in polling to provide additional input on important areas of interest to support future research in the field.

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Speaker Bios:

Alwar Pillai, CEO, Fable

Alwar Pillai is the CEO of Fable, a leading accessibility platform powered by people with disabilities. Alwar holds a degree in UX Design from the Symbiosis Institute of Design and a Master’s of Inclusive Design from OCAD University, where she focused her research on designing technology for seniors. Alwar has been celebrated as one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs and one of The Globe and Mail’s Top 50 Changemakers.

Samuel Proulx

Samuel Proulx is the Accessibility Evangelist at Fable, a leading accessibility platform powered by people with disabilities. As a blind individual, Sam knows and values the importance of accessibility in all aspects of life and is a strong advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the digital world. Sam brings his previous experience as Fable’s community manager, plus life-long advocacy for himself and others, to his role as Evangelist.

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