In the Know: Accessibility and Technology Innovation during the Pandemic

Keynote Speaker
Sponsored by

Microsoft

Abstract: Discuss about the future innovations in accessibility that Microsoft continues to invest in and strive toward, seeking ways to empower everyone and make better changes for the future.

Summary: Leah Katz-Hernandez, Manager of CEO Communications for Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks about the future innovations in accessibility that Microsoft continues to invest in and strive toward, seeking ways to empower everyone and make better changes for the future. She has a frank and honest discussion about her personal experience working in government and her purpose – to always think about the challenges other people face and find possible solutions. Leah explores how the pandemic highlighted many challenges in accessibility, especially the personal challenges she experienced as a deaf person, and shares how the innovations in accessibility (accelerated by the pandemic) improve the lives of deaf and disabled but make life better for everyone.

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