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User1st Joins UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Dec 3, 2019 5:08:00 PM

NEW YORK – Dec. 4, 2019 – User1st, the provider of the most innovative web accessibility solutions on the market, yesterday participated in the United Nations’ (UN) annual observance of its International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Invited to UN headquarters for the event, User1st showcased its digital accessibility software solutions that help make websites and mobile apps more accessible to persons with disabilities. The theme of this year’s event – increasing employment opportunities for persons with disabilities – strikes at the core of any discussion about workplace diversity and inclusion.

“User1st supports and joins the United Nations’ commitment to creating pathways for tangible change for persons with disabilities,” said Amihai Miron, co-founder and CEO of User1st. “Employment for persons with disabilities is a paramount issue of inclusion, and organizations can benefit from a larger talent pool of candidates by making their digital environments accessible to everyone, regardless of ability. To attract the most diverse and qualified pool of job applicants – and unlock the vast talents and energies of persons with disabilities – digital accessibility is imperative.”

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Written by Raegan Bartlo