Sep 25, 2023
Headshots of award winners noted in article.
AccessComputing is lucky to have a wonderful community of partners and team members interested in disability and accessibility.  In the past year, many of our community members have been recognized by their institutions or other organizations.
  • AccessComputing partner Chris Murphy (Swarthmore College) received the Bryn Mawr College Rosalyn R. Schwartz Teaching Award.

  • AccessComputing team member Emma McDonnell (UW) received a Dennis Lang Award from the UW Disability Studies program. The award recognizes UW students who demonstrate promise in the field of disability studies.

  • AccessComputing team member Brianna Wimer (Notre Dame) received a 2023 Google PhD Fellowship for her research related to data visualizations for blind and low vision individuals.

  • AccessComputing partner Chris Murphy and AccessComputing team member Kelly Avery Mack (UW) received DO-IT Trailblazer Awards. The DO‑IT Trailblazer award highlights DO‑IT community members who forge new pathways that will benefit others. 

  • In July 2023, AccessComputing Partner Code the Spectrum was awarded the IRP Grant of $44,838 by Irvine City Council to support the program “IT Job Training Services for Adults with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.”

  • AccessComputing partner Stephanie Ludi (University of North Texas) was featured in the column “People of ACM.” She is currently serving as Co-Chair of ACM’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.