May 26, 2020

Accessibility advocate honored with Diversity in Technology Leadership Award

Headshot of Sheryl Burgstahler

Sheryl Burgstahler, director of accessible technology services in UW Information Technology (UW-IT), received the Diversity in Technology Leadership Award from the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity. The award recognizes her work to increase the diversity, equity and inclusion of underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Burgstahler has spent much of her career promoting accessible technology to provide individuals with disabilities equal access to opportunities in education, business, civic duty, policy-making and community life.