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W3C Releases Immersive Captioning Recommendations

If you watch content on your phone or computer, you have probably used closed captioning at some point. Closed captioning typically appears on screens in a standard format, thanks to the Federal Communications Commission’s rules for closed captioning on television. But have you ever wondered how captioning works in an immersive environment, such as virtual reality (VR)? When the content surrounds you in a virtual space, it can be harder [...]

Published: May 7th, 2024|Tags: , |

Podcast: Effective Recruiting Tips: Leverage AI and Enhance Inclusion

Adonis Wooten-Herron, North American Recruiting Lead for Women’s Initiatives, Persons with Disabilities, and LGBTQ+ at Accenture, shares how people and AI-enabled technology can work together to create more inclusive recruiting practices. He underscores the importance of staying passionate and keeping informed to ensure that the core of your hiring process always puts people first. […]

Published: May 2nd, 2024|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Designing for Inclusion: Creating Accessible Content for Indigenous Communities

Meggan van Harten, Partner and Strategic Leader for Design de Plume, shares creative strategies to make digital content more accessible and inclusive for indigenous audiences and communities. She discusses the impact of AI-generated captions, the barriers that fonts can create, and the importance of audio-based content. […]

Published: December 6th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Increasing the Talent Pool by Delivering Equitable Access to the Internet and Technology

Oneisha Freeman, Digital Connectivity Manager at the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA) and Nikhil Deshpande, Chief Digital Officer for the State of Georgia, share why access to high-speed, reliable internet is critical and how you can make inclusion and accessibility a core part of your organizational culture. Oneisha and Nikhil also discuss how the Georgia Technology Authority is advancing equitable digital access for all Georgians. […]

Published: September 21st, 2023|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Spotlight on Neurodiversity & ADHD in the Workplace: Creating Opportunities and Building Communities

Margaux Joffe, Global Neurodiversity Advocate and Founder of Kaleidoscope Society, discusses attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), neurodiversity, and what workers can do to empower themselves in their jobs and beyond. Margaux also shares ways workplaces can enhance inclusion for all employees and lists digital tools she finds useful as an entrepreneur. […]

Published: July 27th, 2023|Tags: , |

2023 AI in Hiring Think Tank Report

On April 17, 2023, we hosted a virtual Think Tank on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in hiring. The goal of this Think Tank was to begin creating an Inclusive Hiring Profile based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) AI Risk Management Framework (AI RMF). […]

Published: May 31st, 2023|Tags: , |

PEAT AI Think Tank Report

Executive Summary   About the Think Tank  On April 17, 2023, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) hosted a virtual Think Tank on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in hiring. The goal of this Think Tank was to begin creating an Inclusive Hiring Profile (“Profile”) based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) AI Risk Management Framework (AI RMF). Once completed, this Profile will [...]

Published: May 24th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Ethics, Equity, & Inclusion in Emerging Technologies

Noble Ackerson, Director of Product for AIML with Ventera Corporation and President of the CyberXR Coalition, discusses the need for diverse and inclusive extended reality (XR) and shares his perspective on artificial intelligence (AI) ethics. He also gives guidance on AI-enabled hiring tools and bias mitigation. […]

Podcast: Bringing Authentic Inclusion into Today’s Digital & Physical Workplaces

Zariah Cameron, Equity Centered UX strategist at Ally, shares how critical it is to embrace authentic inclusion in all aspects of work. She discusses how you can make your digital and physical workplaces more inclusive and more equitable by paying attention to the details such as inclusive alt text, mental health programs, and more. Zariah also shares how being a Black woman in UX design has motivated her [...]

Spotlighting Accessibility in the New NIST AI Risk Management Framework

Overview In January 2023, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the highly anticipated Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0) and companion NIST AI RMF Playbook. Together, these resources establish voluntary national standards to address risks in the development and use of AI products and services. Some of these risks relate to the use of AI in the employment context, and if you follow our work here at [...]

Published: March 16th, 2023|Tags: , , |