Janna Cameron

Accessibility Virtuoso

A champion for accessible design in technology, Janna Cameron’s work has been focused on extending the reach of technology to a portion of the population has been inadvertently sidelined.

By working closely with developers, designers and engineers to develop a fuller understanding of how people with disabilities use the web, Janna has parlayed a passion for user research into a career that has helped remove barriers to education. She brings a sense of humor and optimism to her work, encouraging others to join her in making the web accessible to all.

As a Systems Design Engineer, Janna was extensively involved within the uWaterloo community and was commended for demonstrating exemplary leadership on-campus. She was awarded the prestigious Federation of Students Leadership award, as well as the revered Paula Plummer award for enhancing student life within the Faculty of Engineering. Janna is responsible for pioneering several different approaches towards developing technology that have empowered the disabled to participate in mainstream society.

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