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Venkatesh Potluri

Ph.D. Student
University of Washington
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Venkatesh is a PhD Student in Computer Science and Engineering at Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, advised by Prof jennifer Mankoff where his research focus is to make software engineering inclusive to developers who are blind or visually impaired (BVI) through accessible programming tools and efficient screen reader interactions. His current research at UW aims to make Graphical User Interface (GUI) development nonvisually accessible. Venkatesh is a google Lime scholar. he spends his time outside of research working to improve STEM education and opportunities for people with disabilities through I-Stem, an organization aimed at improving STEM education and career opportunities for people with disabilities in the capacity of a co-founder.


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.