Celebrating the Legacy of Judy Heumann
Date: April 25, 2023
About the Speaker
Dr. Ana Palla is a Senior IT Accessibility and UX Specialist at the Academic Technology & Innovation unit in the Division of Information Technology at the University of Maryland. Dr. Palla leads the University of Maryland’s digital accessibility efforts, which include overseeing the implementation of the UMD IT Accessibility Plan, web accessibility policy, and many services, tools, and guidelines for accessible on-campus media production, accessible e-learning tools, and procurement of accessible technology. Dr. Palla has an affiliation with the School of Public Health as a lecturer, the College of Information Studies as a member of the Maryland Institute of Digital Accessibility (MIDA) and has served as co-chair for the UMD President’s Commission on Disability Issues (PDCI) for 7 years where disability advocacy and community engagement was a central role of her activities.