Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021 - GiftAbled

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

A Week of Access-A-Thon

An awareness day that focuses on creating digital access and inclusion for one billion People with Disabilities and Impairments. It is marked annually on the third Thursday of May.

After a successful GAAD 2020, we are back with an exciting line up of Webinars, Events, Fireside Chat, Impact Hackathon, Job Fair and a lot more for GAAD week 2021 to continue to foster the importance of digital accessibility & inclusion.

Fireside Chat with Joe Devon

Session Description

Watch exclusive talk with Joe Devon, Co-Founder, Global Accessibility Awareness Day and get insights on his inclusion journey and some key elements on accessibility.


Webinar: Accessibility 101

Event Description

Webinars about various topics concerning digital accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies. Also get a glimpses in to the latest draft of WCAG 3.0

Date: May 19th | 11:00 AM, IST
Target Audience: Open to all levels in the corporate.

Virtual Inclusion Matters 2.0

Event Description

An experiential journey at the intersection of Tech and Disability. You will learn through experience how People with Disability (PwD) access technology and what assistive technologies can be used to make their experience as seamless as yours.

Date: May 19th | 3:00 PM, IST
Target Audience: Open to all levels in the corporate.

Webinar: Accessible Communication

Event Description

Understanding the need for making communication channels accessible to People with Disabilities and be part of hands-on activities to learn on how to make documents accessible for all.

Date: May 20th | 11:00 AM, IST
Target Audience: Open to all levels in the corporate.



Virtual Assistive Tech EXPO 2

Event Description

This is your chance to explore some of the best assistive technology devices from across the country that will bridge the gap between ability and disability.

Date: May 20th | Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, IST

Target Audience: D&I/ HR/ CSR Leaders/ Open for All.

Enter Expo

Virtual Job Fair for PwDs - India

Event Description

A platform for corporates to hire the best talents among People with Disabilities from across India.

Date: May 21st
Target Audience:
Diversity Hiring Team/ Job Seekers with Disability

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Virtual Impact Hackathon

Event Description

A Virtual Accessibility Hackathon for 24-48 hours to contribute towards making the digital world a little more accessible with innovative ideas and solutions

Date: May 22nd, 8:00 AM, IST to 23rd, 6:00 PM, IST
Target Audience:
Tech leaders/ Tech Engineers/ Software Developers/ Programmers/ Designers.


Virtual Accessibility Games Center

Event Description

Each question triggers you to think from the aspect of accessibility and also gives you an experience, It’s a think and Experiential Games

Date: May 18th to 23rd

Target Audience: Open for all

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