Big Tech and Digital Inclusion: Bridging the Gap

Benetech serves as a bridge between Silicon Valley and the social sector. As host of the DAISY consortium’s fall board meeting, we brought together accessibility experts and representatives from big tech to promote innovation that benefits all.

A Different Kind of Hackathon: Making the Web Inclusive to All

Benetech’s DIAGRAM Center and PEAT host a hackathon to create accessible user experiences On May 15-16, the DIAGRAM Center, a Benetech Global Literacy Initiative, and the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) co-hosted a hackathon at the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco. Sponsored by Microsoft, the two-day event took […]

Brad Turner Talks Accessibility in Education on EduTalk Radio

Students with reading barriers get equal opportunities through resources like Bookshare On April 11, EduTalk Radio host Larry Jacobs and VP and GM of Global Education and Literacy, Brad Turner, discussed ways that all students can have equal access to education through resources like Bookshare. Reading barriers cross all segments of society. People who can’t […]