The Americans with Disabilities Act’s 30th anniversary and the current remote-work environment present an opportunity for groups to step up their efforts. Before hosting a virtual meeting, ask “Is it accessibility friendly? How do the accessibility features work?” said Heba Mahmoud, senior manager of diversity initiatives at the Consumer Technology Association.
Participants valued ability to chat informally in breakout rooms; groups can include attendees in other time zones, host 'preview day' for troubleshooting.
American Society for Microbiology reaches out to supply chain association to develop software needed to get testing supplies to clinical labs,
Association Forum's new Welcoming Environment study is based on surveys of members or staff at 12 organizations about diversity, equity and inclusion.