The Power of ONE.

I would like to tell you a story about the power of ONE! I have been inspired to share this story with you because of my work on Accessibility. I have been thinking deeply about a few things that I have been working on, things that have been keeping me up at night. These are […]

We must make time to stand and stare.

We must make time to stand and stare. However, this wisdom came to me after a harrowing experience. It was 4 pm on a Friday afternoon. A particularly busy day with back-to-back meetings in buildings all over the vast office campus. I clutched onto my laptop and sprinted across the courtyard to get to the […]

Is dying better than aging?

“I am not afraid of dying”, he said. “In fact, I would rather die than deal with old age”. This made me wonder, Is dying better than aging? I was on the phone with my dad. It was a long-distance WhatsApp call as I was driving around running my endless list of errands. His words […]

The hypocrisy of the accessibility (A11Y) profession.

As an accessibility “newbie”, I have been very fortunate to have met and worked with some incredible accessibility professionals who have helped me learn and grow. I write this with the deepest respect for the profession, the well-intentioned, hardworking professionals, and their contribution to disability advocacy and inclusion. It’s a controversial title but I promise […]

So you are an able-bodied person? Think again!

The dictionary definition of Able-Bodied – “fit, strong, and healthy; not physically disabled.” The dictionary definition of Disability – “a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities.” If you have read the above, read it again. Then take a few moments to reflect on your life. Think about the times […]

How to be an Ally

It took me a few days to gather up the strength to watch the George Floyd video. I knew I had to do it. So I did. I watched it and cried. I watched the expression on George’s face as he faded away, I heard his cries for help calling out ‘mama’ ‘I can’t breathe’ […]