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#GAAD – also celebrating my 10th year of accessibility life!

Hello everyone, Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day and already a lot of energetic events including Inclusive Design Talks – #ID24 are happening across the world. Thanks to good friends, Jennison and Joe Devon who thought of creating such a platform to raise awareness in the community. The good part of this event is that it’s not essential to host a huge event. Everyone can mark this day by just raising awareness to as many as they can including just to a co-worker sitting at next desk! Some of the events that I’m attending / participating are: Inclusive Design Talks…

Good bye PayPal…

It was 2012 when I was laid off from Yahoo!, my good friend Dennis Lembree referred me PayPal; I joined them to lead Accessibility initiatives for it’s Customer Quality and Engineering Services and that has forced me to relocate to Chennai. A couple of months later, excitement doubled as Bill Scott hired my good friend and former Yahoo!, Victor Tsaran to lead accessibility initiatives across PayPal! At PayPal, we probably have been able to build a small but very talented accessibility team wherein each member has an unique skill. The team consist of a design expert (Cathy), two rock star…

Techshare India and CSUN 2014

February and March 2014 will witness two important events in the Accessibility and Assistive Technology space. Here is a quick note about Techshare India 2014 (External link) and 29th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference by CSUN (External link) where my colleagues and I from PayPal will actively participate in. Techshare India PayPal is one of the proud sponsors for Techshare India 2014. During the event, we will be showcasing our open source initiatives, provide experience of our products and we are looking forward to interact with several users including people with disabilities. My colleague Nawaz Khan (External…