Eyra Abraham

Founder, Lisnen Inc

Disability, Accessibility, Disability and Technology, Artificial intelligence (AI) for Social Good, Machine Learning, Technology, Women in Technology

Media

Disability expert in tech and accessibility

Eyra Abraham, Founder of Lisnen talking about her work & expertise in the disability market. Founding her own company serving this market, and the challenges people face in a growing innovative society.

How Can AI Assist Accessibility?

TVOntario, November 21, 2019Television

URL: https://www.tvo.org/video/how-can-ai-assist-accessibility?fbclid=IwAR10Hrdc44OdO2BWqS5iYT7gjW1P5JkzXJFiTW9NeDnk34-BjUKYbfWrBls

Eyra spoke to Steve Paikin on The Agenda about hearing loss and a promising future for those living with a disability with artificial intelligence (AI).

25 Women to Watch: Succeeding in a COVID World

It Took A Pandemic To Prove What Students With Disabilities Wanted For Years Is Possible

Biography

Eyra Abraham is a Founder/CEO of Lisnen, a Toronto-based Startup which develops technology for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing using AI to detect sounds. Lisnen’s mission is to empower people to overcome challenges. Abraham graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. She pivoted her career into marketing and communications, but her love for technology and innovation drew her back to founding her company.

Past Talks

Black History Month Panel

Black History Month Celebration at FreshBooks

Online, February 16, 2021

Diversity & Inclusion - 25 years of Black History Month: Being Black in Canada, then and now

Black History Month with Employment and Social Development Canada

Online, February 25, 2021

People with Disabilities and the Workplace

Rakuten-Kobo Monthly Employee Series - Kobo Tech Ladies and the Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Online, April 19, 2021

AI: Augmenting Inequalities or Artificial Intelligence

FWD50

Online, November 3, 2021

User Personas: Building raving fans with hearing loss users

#a11yTO Conf

Online, October 21, 2020

Making Sense with AI

#a11yTO Camp

Online, May 23, 2020

Canadian International African Diaspora Summit

International Women - Leadership & Empowerment Brunch: Bridging the gaps; United for our youth

Toronto, October 12, 2019

AI solutions in the disability market

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Geeks

Toronto, September 25, 2019

Machine Learning within the Disability Market

Women in Data Science

Toronto, March 23, 2019

Stand Up for Passion

Toronto, July 19, 2018

The Unintentional Innovation (How disability fuels modern tech innovations)

Canadian University Software Engineering Conference

Montreal, January 12, 2019

Expertise

  • Disability
  • Accessibility
  • Disability and Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence for Social Good
  • Machine Learning
  • Technology
  • Women in Technology

Education/Éducation

  • McGill University
    Bachelor of Science
    Computer Science, 2002

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