Expanding the Boundaries of Accessibility: Unlock the Potential of Your Products for All Learners
Thursday, May 25
1:15 – 2:00 pm
Elaine Ober has spent over 35 years in higher education publishing, working across all disciplines. In 2011, she dove into accessibility full time, serving as Associate Director of Accessibility for Pearson’s Higher Education division, and then as Head of Accessibility Advocacy for global Pearson. In this role, she oversaw internal and external communication of Pearson’s accessibility story; trained editorial teams, the branding team, and vendors on making images accessible; and managed Pearson’s relationship with advocacy groups, institutional partners, and other players in the accessible publishing ecosystem. Elaine serves on the Advisory Board for the DIAGRAM Center, a Benetech Initiative, and on the National Task Force of the the Center for Accessible Material Innovation at Georgia Tech.