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Sight loss to accessibility specialist
The Google logo is shown with a dark shadow falling behind the letters.Jyotsna Kaki is a determined, hard working woman who landed her dream job at Google after years of hard work. When her skills didn’t seem to fit the job opportunities that were being advertised, her father suggested she create her ideal job description and pitch it to companies for which the role might be possible.
 
After her brother, unbeknownst to Jyotsna, gave her pitch to Google, she was called by the company for an interview. Now she heads their accessibility team and works to ensure all Google products and platforms can be accessed by people with a variety of disabilities.
 
Read more about Jyotsna’s determination and how she manages the demanding job in this CNN article.
 
We can help people who are adapting to vision loss. Visit our First Steps After Vision Loss Page to learn more.
 
She overcame blindness to thrive at Google

Posted in Advocacy for Vision Impaired, Assistive Technology, Living Blind, Personal Stories | View Post