Explore the importance of building inclusive metaverse solutions that foster equity and diversity. Learn how addressing inclusion from the outset and breaking the echo chamber can create a metaverse that is representative of our diverse global community, offering richer and more immersive experiences
AccessibleEU Launch: Revolutionizing Accessibility Across Europe – A Comprehensive Resource for Inclusion
Review of the AccessibleEU Launching Event held on July 4, 2023. The initiative marked a significant milestone in promoting accessibility across Europe, providing a comprehensive resource for policymakers, legislators, and accessibility beneficiaries
Siemens joins forces with UN Women: Upskilling program for +600 African girls in ICT and work readiness skills kicks off
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.
Driving Digital Transformation: Europe’s Digital Decade Plan for a Stronger and More Resilient Digital Economy
The European Commission has unveiled its ambitious plan for a Digital Decade, outlining its vision for a stronger and more resilient digital economy in Europe over the next ten years. The Digital Decade is designed to drive digital transformation and foster innovation across Europe, creating new opportunities for businesses and individuals alike.
How can we include people with disabilities in the design of the Metaverse?
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 ›
Building a barrier-free Canada by 2040 will take an all hands on deck effort.
Europe’s Digital Ambitions. Minnow or potential disruptor?
The Valuable 500: Over a Third of Companies Pledge to Accelerate Disability Inclusion in the Wake of COVID-19
LONDON, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, The Valuable 500 – the global movement working to get 500 of the world’s largest businesses to commit to placing disability inclusion on their business leadership agendas – recognises the 30th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities… Read More ›
So diversity training doesn’t have a great track record of boosting Black employees into the executive suite. “I would advise companies to spend the money on something else,” says sociologist Frank Dobbin of Harvard University, who worked on the 2007… Read More ›