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RE: Welcome to the WCAG working group

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:01:03 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
Message-ID: <14811977.1374674463342.JavaMail.root@elwamui-muscovy.atl.sa.earthlink.net>
To: Marta Pawlowska <m.pawlowska@samsung.com>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Cc: 'WCAG Editors' <team-wcag-editors@w3.org>, 'Joshue O Connor' <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Welcome Marta!!

Katie


-----Original Message-----
>From: Marta Pawlowska <m.pawlowska@samsung.com>
>Sent: Jul 24, 2013 7:22 AM
>To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
>Cc: 'WCAG Editors' <team-wcag-editors@w3.org>, 'Joshue O Connor' <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
>Subject: RE: Welcome to the WCAG working group
>
>Dear All,
>Thank you for warm welcoming :)
>
>My story in short:
>
>	For last four years I have worked in Opera Software as operator
>compliance engineer. I was working there very close with many w3c
>specifications supported by Opera, my expert area is/was Widgets and CSS.
>Three months ago I joined Samsung Electronics in Poland and I get
>opportunity to cooperate with w3c closer. I choose WAI and WCAG in
>particular due to personal reasons. First reason is that my beloved aunt is
>blind and I know from experience how this is difficult for her to keep up
>while most available technologies on the market does not support people with
>disabilities. Second one is I love internet :) and I believe we should not
>exclude peoples just because they are impaired, they should also be able to
>access content on internet as anyone else.
>
>How I would like to contribute to our work:
>
>	I would like to participate in HTML5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task
>Force :) I've already put my 2 cents in HTML5 image longdesc spec and I
>would like to involve even more now when I'm a member of both teams (WCAG
>and PFWG). I'm very interested in HTML5 and I believe I can be valuable
>asset for this group. 
>
>
>Best regards,
>Marta Pawlowska
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Joshue O Connor [mailto:joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie] 
>Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:42 PM
>To: m.pawlowska@samsung.com
>Cc: WCAG Editors
>Subject: Welcome to the WCAG working group
>
>Dear Marta,
>
>You are very welcome to the WCAG working group and we look forward to 
>your input.
>It would be great if you could email the working group list and tell us 
>a little bit about yourself and what your interests are and how you 
>would like to contribute to our work. [1]
>
>If you have any questions please feel free to contact myself, or Andrew 
>Kirkpatrick (fellow co-chair), and Michael Cooper,staff contact - or 
>ping the list directly.
>
>Thanks
>
>Joshue O Connor
>Co-chair WCAG Working Group
>
>[1] w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
>
>
>


* katie *

Katie Haritos-Shea 
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