Digital Inclusion Articles

Salesforce & National MS Society Raise Awareness Through Impactful Initiatives

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life, Matt Nesci discusses his experiences living with MS and how Salesforce's accessibility initiatives and collaboration with the National MS Society benefit professionals with disabilities.

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How Workforce Navigators Is Bridging the Disability Employment Gap

Salesforce’s Workforce Navigators program not only aids in skill building for professionals with disabilities, but also promotes an accessibility-first design approach prioritizing digital inclusion from the start—benefiting all users.

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Inclusive Design Is Central to Accessible Product Development

Salesforce’s vice president of product accessibility advocates for inclusive design and meaningful engagement of people with disabilities throughout the design process, rejecting the outdated practice of post-development usability studies.

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Inclusion Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Integrating Accessibility Staff Into Your In-Person Events

Effective training in disability etiquette for accessibility volunteers and staff is crucial to avoiding ableist interactions, and ensures a positive experience for attendees with disabilities at in-person events.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Allyship Digital Accessibility

Salesforce’s 2024 Stakeholder Impact Report Highlights Accessibility Initiatives

Salesforce’s 2024 Stakeholder Impact Report showcases its 25-year legacy of advancing accessibility and inclusion through strategic partnerships, innovative training programs, and global initiatives—all aimed at empowering professionals with disabilities.

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Design Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Digital Accessibility

Integrating Accessibility Testing Into Salesforce's Trailhead Program

Continual improvements to Salesforce’s Trailhead program are informed by accessibility testing and ongoing feedback received from participants with disabilities.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Allyship

How Salesforce Is Making TrailblazerDX 2024 More Accessible

Salesforce is enhancing accessibility at TrailblazerDX 2024 by including a Disability Help Desk, a Quiet Zone, captioning in all keynotes and breakout sessions, sighted escorts, sign language interpreters, over 100 accessibility staff volunteers, and more.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Allyship

Supporting Professionals & Families With Intellectual Disabilities

Providing better support for professionals with disabilities and their families centers around challenging stigmas, prioritizing flexible work options, facilitating disability awareness events, creating affinity groups, offering parental support, and encouraging mental health days.

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DEI Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

How Salesforce Became a Champion for Accessibility & Inclusion

Through a combination of grassroots affinity groups and committed leadership, Salesforce has become a major advocate for greater accessibility and inclusion in the tech industry and wider professional world.

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DEI Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Fable Mental Health Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: #id24

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free, virtual conference celebrating knowledge, ideas, and collaboration to help create a more inclusive digital world.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy News Salesforce

Workforce Navigators: a New Website for Professionals With Disabilities

A champion of greater inclusion and accessibility in tech, Salesforce rolls out a new website dedicated to its Workforce Navigators program for professionals with disabilities.

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Diversity Inclusion DEI Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Allyship

How Does Accessibility Fit in With DEI?

DEI and accessibility are both motivated by a desire for greater equality in the workplace and marketplace. Advocating for one should include championing the other.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Neurodiversity

Autistic Pride Day 2023: Neurodivergent Professionals & the Importance of Self-Advocacy

By fostering inclusive and accessible team cultures, managers can encourage autistic professionals to feel comfortable self-advocating for the workplace accommodations they need to thrive.

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Design Founding Partner Salesforce

Why You Should Embrace Inclusive Design

By adopting a “shift left” approach to design and beginning with accessibility first, organizations can create digital experiences and professional processes that are both accessible to and inclusive of everybody, regardless of disability status.

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Inclusion Accessibility Founding Partner News Salesforce

Salesforce Focuses on More Than Shareholders in ‘FY23 Stakeholder Impact Report’

Salesforce’s “FY23 Stakeholder Impact Report” demonstrates how its equality initiatives are transforming its ecosystem and work with clients, customers, and team members.

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DEI Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Fable Mental Health Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: ACCESS 2023

ACCESS 2023 is a free virtual conference focusing on digital accessibility and inclusion advocacy, innovations, best practices, and more—connecting thought leaders, experts, and professionals for networking, learning, and collaboration.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Be My Eyes Blindness/Vision Impairment Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 13: Founding Partner Spotlight — Be My Eyes

In this episode of our Founding Partner Series, Morey Creative’s Jeffrey Howard talks inclusion, accessibility, community, and much more with Hans Jørgen Wiberg, founder of Be My Eyes.

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Founding Partner News Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes Introduces Revolutionary Virtual Volunteer Tool

Be My Eyes is empowering the blind and low-vision community with the world's first digital visual assistant, providing more independence and accessibility.

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Founding Partner Salesforce Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 12: Founding Partner Spotlight — Salesforce

In this episode of our Founding Partner Series, Morey Creative’s Jeffrey Howard talks accessibility, inclusion, community, and much more with Catherine Nichols, Vice President of the Office of Accessibility at Salesforce.

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Founding Partner Fable Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: axe-con 2023

axe-con is a free virtual conference focused on building, testing and maintaining accessible digital experiences, and welcomes developers, designers, business users and accessibility professionals of all experience levels

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Founding Partner News Fable

InclusionHub Founding Partner Fable Ranked on Fast Company’s List Of Most Innovative Companies

The digital accessibility firm was recently recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies for 2023 in the design category.