On June 2, 2023, Cal State Innovate partnered with Cal State Tech to host a Cal State Tech Friday webinar entitled “Having a Mind for Inclusive Design – A Panel.” The event featured three industry professionals across education and the private sector:
- Rolando Méndez, Director of Education- Teach Access
- Phyllis Treige, Associate Vice Chancellor for Experience Strategy & Design and Chief Experience Officer- UC Santa Cruz
- Penny Zamkov, Founder & CEO- MyChapterRoom
The session focused on inclusive design, which is a broad yet critical topic that is ever evolving alongside technology. The event aimed to explore what it means to design with inclusion in mind and the panelists shared their perspectives on accessibility standards, inclusive research, and general DEI tenants permeate throughout their work.