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Re: Becky Gibson appointed co-chair of the Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group (Fwd)

From: Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:32:51 +0000
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
CC: "public-rqtf@w3.org" <public-rqtf@w3.org>, Personalization tf <public-personalization-tf@w3.org>, "public-pronunciation@w3.org" <public-pronunciation@w3.org>, "public-css-a11y@w3.org" <public-css-a11y@w3.org>, COGA TF <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <722AA480-496F-48A1-9E2A-691F119B837E@benetech.org>
I know I congratulated you personally Becky, but as part of our Personalization TF, I want to give a huge shout out to you and wish you the best on this new role in the APA!

Thanks
EOM
Charles LaPierre
Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible
Imageshare Project Manager
Twitter: @CLaPierreA11Y
Skype: charles_lapierre


On Jun 26, 2020, at 5:34 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net<mailto:janina@rednote.net>> wrote:

Dear APA Task Force Colleagues:

It is appropriate that all APA Task Forces also be made aware that APA
now has two Co-Chairs. It gives me great pleasure to announce and
welcome Becky Gibson to the Co-Chairing role in APA. The formal W3C
announcement follows.

Janina
Now an APA Co-Chair

Coralie Mercier writes:
For the group’s information:

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From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org<mailto:coralie@w3.org>>
Subject: Becky Gibson appointed co-chair of the Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group
Date: 25 June 2020 at 09:15:21 CEST
To: W3C Members <w3c-ac-members@w3.org<mailto:w3c-ac-members@w3.org>>
Cc: Chairs <chairs@w3.org<mailto:chairs@w3.org>>
Message-Id: <CA806BF8-4443-4002-81EF-35DF3F2075BA@w3.org<mailto:CA806BF8-4443-4002-81EF-35DF3F2075BA@w3.org>>


Dear Advisory Committee Representative,
Chairs,

W3C is pleased to appoint Becky Gibson (Knowbility) as new co-Chair of
the Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group [1].

Becky joins continuing co-Chair Janina Sajka (Invited Expert).

Becky is a recognized expert in the field of digital inclusion and
enabling accessible solutions. Her extensive career as a Software
Engineer and Accessibility Architect at IBM impacted products, customer
strategy, and industry standards. She is passionate about making Web and
mobile applications usable for people of all abilities. She participated
in the creation of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG),
and helped to develop and evangelize the Accessible Rich Internet
Applications (ARIA) specification.

This announcement follows section 5.1 of the W3C Process Document [2].

For Tim Berners-Lee, Director;
Coralie Mercier, Head of W3C Marketing & Communications


[1] https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/

[2] https://www.w3.org/2019/Process-20190301/#ReqsAllGroups


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Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Marketing & Communications -  https://www.w3.org

mailto:coralie@w3.org +337 810 795 22 https://www.w3.org/People/Coralie/


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Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Marketing & Communications -  https://www.w3.org

mailto:coralie@w3.org +337 810 795 22 https://www.w3.org/People/Coralie/








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Janina Sajka
https://linkedin.com/in/jsajka


Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup: http://a11y.org


The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures http://www.w3.org/wai/apa




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