Occupation: Principal research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
How she uses technology for good: Ms. Brewer directs the Web Accessibility Initiative, where she works with technology leaders, researchers, government agencies, and advocates for people with disabilities to develop ways to make online content more accessible. The group has developed standards and guidelines on Web accessibility that are used by governments worldwide.
Technology for Good
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