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ABOUT THIS EVENT
This month, the NY Tech Meetup is exploring the current state of accessibility in tech including great organizations making an impact, quick talks about the current state of accessibility and developer tools, and demos of great technologies!
In partnership with Knowbiity and A11y NYC, and powered by Xandr, we are bringing the community together for a night of amazing demos and fantastic networking.
You won't want to miss this event!
5:30 PM - Networking (on Airmeet)
6:00 PM - Demo Program
7:15 PM - Program Ends/ More Networking (on Airmeet)
Mariella Paulino, Director of Marketing and Communications
Equal Access to Technology for People with Disabilities
Knowbility is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of improving technology access for millions of youth and adults with disabilities all over the world. Our programs reflect our core values and the strong belief that accessible technology is a key to providing equal access to educational, employment, and social opportunities for people with disabilities.
Mariella's background is diverse and eclectic. She is a web designer, data scientist, and communication professional based in New York City and the founder of Project Hearing, an initiative to use technology to create a new method of allowing people with hearing loss to move around in the world. The focus of the project is to use technology to educate and empower people with hearing loss to lead independent, fulfilling, and connected lives.
Thomas Logan, Founder & CEO
Contributing to a more accessible world
Cameron Cundiff, Co-Founder & Organizer
New York City is home to virtually every type of person and every type of company on earth. Our group exists to advance digital accessibility and inclusive design. Our goal is to bring together NYC's accessibility community to share ideas, best practices, and our experiences.
Accessibility tech has a rich history of bespoke, home-cooked solutions to everyday problems. Cameron will share a series of digital accessibility hacks, and will invite you to become an accessibility home cook.
Quemuel Arroyo, Chief Accessibility Officer
Blaine Herman, Founder
DubBot builds simple, powerful software that helps organizations optimize their websites for an inclusive user experience. Our software provides automated tests for website accessibility, broken links, spelling, and customizable web governance rules.
Thank you to our partners for supporting this community!