Talk | Inspirational | English

Could you imagine having a hard-hearing and blind person programming on your team? During this session, you will be able to meet Sandra, who will tell us her inclusion story in the giant Microsoft. To create an inclusive environment, it is not only necessary that the work environment is adapted, but that the tools which the person is going to work with in their day-to-day are accessible. Moreover, Artificial Intelligence can add a layer to personalize to each person’s individual needs and preferences, and empower people with disabilities to achieve amazing things that would not be possible in the real world, like recognizing people faces and expressions for a person with blindness.