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Re: Cathy O'Connor of paypal?

From: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:24:24 -0400 (EDT)
To: Nigel Peck <np.lists@sharphosting.uk>
cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1704271023431.12941@server2.shellworld.net>
Much appreciated, will be interesting to discover if she takes her job 
seriously  enough to read the thread.
Kare


On Wed, 26 Apr 2017, Nigel Peck wrote:

>
> I sent her a Tweet, letting her know about this thread.
>
> You can see it at:
> https://twitter.com/SuperDuperApps/status/857373684721430528
>
> Or copied here:
> "@cagocon Karen on the W3C's WAI-Ig list is wondering about your 
> accessibility :-) See 
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2017AprJun/0035.html"
>
> Perhaps she can visit the list and provide some answers here. Anyway hope 
> this helps.
>
> Nigel
>
> On 26/04/2017 17:16, Karen Lewellen wrote:
>>  I am not on twitter, I am a paypal customer.  Wonder why she has no
>>  contact via  the place where she   makes sure paypal goods and services
>>  are usable by people of all abilities?
>>  Smiles.  Perhaps I can find someone active to ask some pointed questions
>>  of her via social media.
>>  Thanks,
>>  Karen
>>
>>
>>  On Wed, 26 Apr 2017, Nigel Peck wrote:
>> 
>> > 
>> >  She has a Twitter account at:
>> >  https://twitter.com/cagocon
>> > 
>> >  And is presenting at FluentConf in June (according to her Tweets) so she 
>> >  seems very much real. Perhaps try contacting her through Twitter?
>> > 
>> >  On 25/04/2017 12:52, Karen Lewellen wrote:
>> > >   Hi everyone,
>> > >   A while back when I first started sharing new access issues with 
>> > >  paypal,
>> > >   someone  suggested I discover the person responsible for 
>> > >   accessibility
>> > >   there.
>> > >   I have a name, a linked-in  profile, even a job description. 
>> > >  However none
>> > >   of the at least 25 Paypal supervisors with whom i have had 
>> > >   discussions
>> > >   over the past several months, know her, or can reach her if a 
>> > >  customer is
>> > >   meeting with an accessibility issue.
>> > >   My latest? The previously functional from the keyboard button on 
>> > >  invoice
>> > >  forms labeled pay now, is coded as harmless.  Doing nothing when using 
>> > >  an
>> > >   enter key in elinks.  a browser that is more java script friendly 
>> > >   then
>> > >   others like links or certainly lynx, all of which are distributed in 
>> > >  Linux
>> > >   packages like Ubuntu.
>> > >   I will place her information below.
>> > > 
>> > >   https://www.linkedin.com/in/cathy-o-connor-407a56
>> > >   Cathy O'Connor
>> > >   Program Manager, Accessibility at PayPal
>> > > 
>> > >   Program Manager, Accessibility
>> > >   PayPal
>> > >   November 2014 ~V Present )|PayPal
>> > > 
>> > >   Keeping PayPal products and services accessible to people of all
>> > >   abilities.
>> > >   Make sure product managers, designers and developers understand
>> > >   why accessibility is important by using simulations and assistive
>> > >   technology to gain first-hand experience of how people use
>> > >   computers differently in our accessibility showcase.
>> > >   Provide consulting, training and tools to make it as easy as
>> > >   possible for teams to design, develop and deliver products that
>> > >   can be used by as many people as possible.
>> > > 
>> > >  Given her job description,  why is there no way to report the issues 
>> > >  she
>> > >  is paid to address?  Granted the simulations sentence concerns me, 
>> > >  reading
>> > >  a bit like pretending to experience a disability.  I find it difficult 
>> > >  to
>> > >   understand how someone could secure this job knowing noting of...
>> > >   www.w3c.org/wai
>> > >   Anyone know if she  is a real person?
>> > >   Thanks,
>> > >   Karen
>> > > 
>> > > 
>> > 
>> >
>> 
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