PEAT Talks: Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Maria Town, Senior Associate Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement, discusses the important work that the current Administration has done to promote the use of accessible technology in workplaces nationwide. Recording date: October 20, 2016.

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PEAT Talks is a monthly virtual speaker series to showcase organizations and individuals whose work is advancing accessible technology in the workplace. Held the third Thursday of every month at 2pm ET, these events are designed to be energetic and interactive discussions highlighting a spectrum of exciting work. Featured speakers will deliver a 10 to 15 minute talk and then field questions from attendees. To see upcoming events in this series, please visit our calendar.

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Maria Town photoMaria Town serves as Senior Associate Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement, where she works to engage the disability community and coordinate engagement amongst Federal agencies. Maria previously served as a Policy Advisor for the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy on the Youth Policy Team.