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Equitable AI Hub & Spoke Model Infographic

An infographic that shows a conceptual hub-and-spoke model for implementing Equitable AI in your organization. At the center of the graphic is The Equitable AI Hub, which is surrounded by Advisors. Advisors include: the CEO, Board of Directors and Chief AI Ethics Officer. A concentric circle surrounding the Advisors outlines Champions. Champions are influential leaders who [...]

2021-10-04T22:01:03+00:00Last updated: October 4, 2021|

Teach Access: A Case Study

Teach Access was launched in 2015 to address the critical need of including digital accessibility in the technology curricula for students at the college and university level. This case study provides an in-depth look at these steps and outlines how the Teach Access Initiative is evolving and laying the groundwork for its next phase of maturity. [...]

2021-05-21T13:38:20+00:00Last updated: May 21, 2021|

SXSW 2021 PanelPicker Session: Disability-Led Innovation in Future Workplaces

Imagine a global economy that actively works to level the playing field across race, gender and class, and which also considers disability, the one dimension of diversity that crosses all others. How can we inclusively design technologies like AR and AI, that will power future augmented workplaces, so we don’t exclude [...]

2021-05-04T15:14:56+00:00Last updated: May 4, 2021|

Video: Lydia X. Z. Brown on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Lydia is Policy Council for the Center for Democracy & Technology and the Director of Policy, Advocacy, and External Affairs at the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network. In this video interview, Lydia dives into the accessibility of Artificial Intelligence (or AI) and the implications of AI and machine learning for people with disabilities. Video transcriptPEAT. Building [...]

2021-05-19T21:04:53+00:00Last updated: May 19, 2021|Tags: |

Video: Ather Sharif on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Ather is a Software Engineer at Comcast and Founder of EvoXLabs. In this video he discusses accessibility in the era of telework, the importance of bringing the voices of people with disabilities to the table when designing technologies, and offers his advice on how employers can ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in a tech [...]

2021-05-19T21:15:28+00:00Last updated: May 19, 2021|Tags: |

Video: Chancey Fleet on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Chancey is an Assistive Technology Coordinator at a New York library. In this video interview, she gives her perspective on why accessible design matters in digital tools and the need for creating a design and development culture that embraces and values accessibility as a design constraint. Video transcriptPEAT, building a future that works.Hi. I’m Josh Christanson co-director of the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology [...]

2021-05-19T21:12:00+00:00Last updated: May 19, 2021|Tags: |

Video: The PEAT Team is Honored with Service to the Citizen: Champions of Change™ Award!

On September 24, 2020, Dorris Consulting International’s Service to the Citizen: Champions of Change™ Awards program convened a virtual national award ceremony. This ceremony officially honored Michael Reardon, Dr. Scott Michael Robertson, and Nathan Cunningham of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) for their work leading the PEAT initiative. The Service to the Citizen Award [...]

2020-12-07T18:59:47+00:00Last updated: December 7, 2020|

Video: Haley Moss on the Potential of Accessible Workplace Technology

Haley is an attorney, author, and artist who is also autistic. In this video interview, she gives her perspective on how technology plays a role in her daily life, what telework is teaching us about accessibility and accommodations, and the web accessibility considerations she hopes to see incorporated into the ADA. Video transcriptPEAT. Building a future [...]

2021-05-19T21:14:31+00:00Last updated: May 19, 2021|Tags: |