Infosys will Focus on Enhancing Digital Learning Experiences for Employees with Disability
Indian IT major Infosys announces its keen focus on improving digital accessible learning experiences for employees with disability. The company is poised to promote platforms and infrastructure for inducing diverse and inclusive workplace.
As a part of the new initiative, Infosys will work towards building a more digitally accessible learning experience for people with disability through Infosys’ next-gen digital learning platform — Infosys Wingspan. The company has also said that the Australian Network on Disability (AND) will act as a trusted advisor for Infosys on accessibility. AND is a national not-for-profit organization that is known for recognizing and supporting businesses to advance the inclusion of people with disability across diverse segments of business.
In a statement issued by Infosys, Thirumala Arohi, Vice President, and Head of Education, Training & Assessment, Infosys, said, “As we embark on this digital accessibility journey, working with our partners such as the Australian Network on Disability, will allow us to continuously evolve our digital learning experiences to be more inclusive for people with disability.”
Commenting on the occasion, Amy Whalley, Deputy CEO, the Australian Network on Disability, said, “It’s such a pleasure working with Infosys on their journey towards being more accessible and inclusive. The Australian Network on Disability is proud to partner with Infosys on this journey of creating more digitally accessible learning experiences for people with disability, building on their recognition as a Disability Confident Recruiter earlier this year.”
Andrew Groth, Senior Vice President and Region Head for Australia and New Zealand, Infosys, added, “On International Day of People with Disability we are advancing our partnership with the AND. The Australian Network on Disability (AND) is an important advisor to help us build more digitally accessible learning experiences for people with disability.”
For several years now, Infosys Australia has had a specialist recruitment intake of neurodiverse jobseekers and people on the autism spectrum