Siemens partners with UN Women Germany for an upskilling program benefiting over 600 young African women in South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, and Uganda. The initiative includes coding camps, mentoring, and workshops on digital literacy, programming, work readiness, and personal development. The program aims to bridge the ICT gender gap and empower women to pursue careers in the technology sector. Siemens has allocated €780,000 and will provide laptops to participants. The collaboration with UN Women Germany seeks to address gender inequalities and promote educational equality for girls in Africa. The program also aims to improve employability and contribute to transformative growth in the region.
Racing Towards Accessibility
Charlie Triplett is a renowned accessibility coach and author of TheBookOnAccessibility, specializing in helping individuals and organizations create accessible digital experiences for people with disabilities. With expertise in web and mobile accessibility, assistive technology, and inclusive design, Charlie’s comprehensive guide offers valuable insights on creating accessible content for various disabilities. As a recognized leader in the accessibility community, Charlie’s work has made them a sought-after speaker at global conferences and events, making them an invaluable resource for inclusive digital experiences.
The best assistive technology of 2023
Assistive technology can help employers accommodate disabilities in the workplace and foster a more inclusive environment. My picks for the best assistive technology can help employers accommodate disabilities in the workplace and foster a more inclusive environment. Read more from… Read More ›
New research reveals ‘Top 10 Most Accessible Cities’ in the world
Accessibility arrangements for people with disabilities remain an afterthought for the travel and tourism industry – which is why we’re looking into every aspect of the industry journey for people with disabilities in the research we have commissioned.Caroline Casey, founder of the Valuable 500
Innovation in Disability Inclusion – Atos
Including the Award Ceremony of the ICT 4 Inclusion Challenge, India edition Join the event on LinkedIn On Friday, 2nd of December 2022, Atos will host its Innovation in Disability Inclusion event to celebrate the International Day of People with… Read More ›
Interview with Yazmine Laroche. ex-Deputy Minister of Public Service Accessibility in Canada.
How can we make public services more inclusive for citizens with disabilities? Before recently retiring, Yazmine Laroche was Canada’s first Deputy Minister of Public Service Accessibility. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing the efforts of the Canadian public… Read More ›
I believe there’s enough work for everybody; there is plenty of work to bring disability toward an equitable place in society.
Disability Rights Advocates as President/CEO in March 2021 after having spent six years as SVP, Head of Disability and Accessibility Strategy for Wells Fargo. While with Wells Fargo, Kathy helped to weave disability into the overall diversity agenda to expand the bank’s capabilities and programs to better serve both employees and customers with disabilities.
How authoring tools can help produce accessible content and make the web more inclusive.
AXSChat interview with Mike Gifford, Susanna Laurin & Timo Stollenwerk
Atos named a Leader in Advanced Digital Workplace Services by Global Analyst firm NelsonHall
Atos provides a comprehensive and modular approach to digital workplace transformation. We engage people, and enable places and platforms to address workforce challenges across all digital touchpoints and change management processes