Aqeel Qureshi – Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Aqeel Qureshi has been serving as a Vice President, Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) since 2009. He is an Accessibility Consultant who has been working on accessibility issues and universal design. He has more than 17 years of experience working with disability organizations.
As the Manager of the online newsletters Disability News Asia (DNA), his work continues to generate awareness and sensitivity among policy makers, public and private authorities, officials responsible for providing services and assistance to persons with disabilities. His online newsletters facilitate dissemination of information on disability issues and collaboration with other organizations and ensure they are kept informed about the ongoing policy developments and disability movements across the country and around the world. He has worked as a Senior Project Coordinator for the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) where he was responsible for Disability Access Audits, making disability access reports and working to build environment, public transportation & making information accessible to persons with disabilities.
As a disability rights campaigner, he has actively advocated for the rights of people with disabilities in the areas of accessibility of public places, public transportation and web accessibility. He received one year training on Disability in Japan and was trained on Universal Design, Barrier-Free Environment and Assistive Technology.
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