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Eyra Abraham

Founder, Lisnen Inc

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


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.


Eyra 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. Eyra 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

What's new in AI and accessibility

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Geeks

Toronto, September 18, 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, April 12, 2019


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


  • McGill University
    Bachelor of Science
    Computer Science, 2002