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Cynthia Bennett

Postdoctoral Researcher & Researcher
Carnegie Mellon University & Apple
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Cynthia Bennett is a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute, and a researcher at Apple, supervised by Jeffrey Bigham. Her research sits at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction, accessibility, and Disability Studies. Cynthia's work spans from the critique and development of HCI theory and methods to designing emergent accessible interactions with technology. Irrespective of the project, her aim is to inform what she does as much as possible with the lived experiences and creativity of people with disabilities.

Podcast Episodes

Conference Sessions

AI and SocietyComputer Vision
TWIMLfest  2020
Engaging with digital imagery has become fundamental to participating in contemporary society. However, most digital images remain inaccessible to the 39 million people worldwide who are blind. The speakers share their perspectives as people who are both technology experts and are themselves blind.