Deque President Preety Kumar to Attend White House 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Americans With Disabilities Act Today

On Monday, July 26, President Obama will hold an event at the White House to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush on this date in 1990.

Preety Kumar, President & Founder of Deque Systems, one of the first web accessibility-focused companies in the United States, has been invited to attend the festivities.

In addition to remarks by President Obama, attendees will enjoy performances by Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, Patti LaBelle and Marlee Matlin, and remarks by Marca Bristo, President of Access Living, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes.

Today’s ADA celebration, which begins at 5:30 Eastern time, will be streamed live at

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About Deque Systems

Deque (pronounced dee-cue) stands for digital equality. For over 20 years, our software, services and training have helped eliminate billions of accessibility barriers from websites, mobile apps and other digital content - improving the web for everyone, including people with disabilities.

We work with enterprise-level businesses and organizations to ensure that their sites and mobile apps are accessible. Our axe tools have been downloaded nearly a billion times by accessibility champions around the world. Our experts have implemented thousands of successful accessibility programs. Our training has impacted over a hundred thousand learners.

Deque is the digital accessibility industry standard.