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JPN What does accessibility really mean

Jun 03, 2023


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Saki Asakawa

UX Reseacher, Woven by Toyota

Saki is a user experience researcher with a passion for accessibility and inclusive design. She currently works for Woven by Toyota, which is building Woven City as a Test Course for mobility. As a UX researcher, she is involved in projects from problem-finding to problem-solving with mixed research methods.Prior to that, she studied and worked in the United States, previously working as a researcher focused on accessibility at Google, New York University, and Carnegie Mellon University. With a background in design and engineering, she is passionate about exploring the intersection of hardware and software to maximize user benefits.Having a blind mother, she believes that technology has the power to enrich our lives and help people. She advocates that accessibility is not a special consideration and ultimately benefits diverse users.