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One For All: Building a Better Future with Inclusive Design

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Nearly everyone – every human body – will be affected by a disability at some point, either temporary or permanent.

Shouldn’t technology be ready?

“Disability” simply means a mismatch between an individual’s needs and what the environment provides—and with an eye on inclusive design, we can tap into new sources of talent, especially those that have been either hindered or excluded because of accessibility issues.

During this event, our panel will explore the principles of inclusive design, real-world examples, and best-practices for businesses to implement them, including:

  • Recognizing exclusion – and the challenges of problem-solving without personal bias.
  • Learning from diversity – utilizing individual differences to create a more complete picture of humanity.
  • Solve for one, extend to many – designing for disabilities has been proven to have universal benefits.

Join us on March 27th as we explore this incredibly timely topic. Tickets are free and may sell out – reserve yours while you can! #SVFInclusive

To learn more about Microsoft’s Inclusive Design initiative, click here.

Agenda
subject to change

5:30 pm      Registration and Networking
6:45 pm      Welcoming remarks—Denyse Cardozo, CEO, Silicon Valley Forum
6:50 pm      Keynote—Tobah Zarlez, Senior Tech Evangelist, Microsoft
7:05 pm      Panel Discussion Begins
7:45 pm      Audience Q&A
8:00  pm     Networking and Event Conclusion


Panelists

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Denyse Cardozo
CEO
Silicon Valley Forum
Tobiah Zarlez
Senior Tech Evangelist
Microsoft
Moderator: Michelle Peralta
Director, Early Stage Banking
Silicon Valley Bank
KR Liu
Board Member,
Consumer Technology
Association Foundation
Deaf Kids Code
Julia Benini
Senior Design
Research Lead
IDEO.org

Jennison Asuncion
Accessibility Engineering
Manager
LinkedIn


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Details

Date:
March 27
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

WeWork Silicon Valley
75 E Santa Clara St,
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
Micaela YoumansOne For All: Building a Better Future with Inclusive Design