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It’s My Job! Podcast #19: Sajja Koirala

Cheyenne interviews Sajja Koirala a PhD Communication student at Hawaii Univsersity who is involved in accessibility and audio description.

Welcome to episode number nineteen of the It’s My Job podcast. In this episode of It’s My Job, Cheyenne, a student from Colorado, interviews Ms. Sajja Koirala, a PhD Communication student at Hawaii University. Her research interest includes media accessibility and audio description. Sajja has been working as a research assistant on the UniDescription Project since 2017 and has played an instrumental role in audio-describing the brochures of more than 100 US national parks.

The It’s My Job podcast features student interviewers talking with adults who are blind or visually impaired, investigating important questions like how they use technology and how they connect with other people. Our interviews were designed by students, for students. Stay tuned after the podcast to learn how to get involved! 

Episode Nineteen Vocabulary

Can you figure out what these words mean? (each word is hyperlinked to its definition from Lexico).



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Episode Nineteen Tech Resources

Cheyenne and Sajja talk about a lot of technologies she uses at work in their personal lives. Here are the websites for some of the resources they mentioned. Explore these sites to learn more.

It’s My Job! Podcast #19 video:

By It’s My Job

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Teaching Artificial Intelligence to BLV students

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Easter Egg Hunt for students with visual impairments

A basket of colorful Easter eggs.

Easter Writing/Tech Activities for Students Who Use Screen Readers