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 http://www.whitehouse.gov/live