Ms LEUNG Man Yu Maria, a 2012 graduate of the MSc in Knowledge Management (MScKM) programme has received the Gold Award of the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme (WARS) 2014.The Scheme was co-organized by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) of the HKSARG.
WARS is an annual event and is open to all local enterprises and organisations including companies, non-government organisations (NGOs), educational institutions and public sector organisations, etc. It aims to encourage local enterprises and organisations to adopt accessibility design in their websites and mobile applications by recognizing the efforts and accomplishments of those organizations.
After graduation, Maria established a consulting company. This competition has vindicated that she has applied what she has learnt knowledge from the programme. At the award ceremony, her company was lauded in recognition of adopting effective accessibility designs in its websites to facilitate access by everyone, including persons with disabilities.
Applying the knowledge learnt from the programme, Ms Maria Leung gained recognition from the government for adopting effective accessibility designs in the website
Ms Maria Leung (the third from the left) was presented with the Gold Award in the second Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme Awards Presentation Ceremony on 14 April 2014