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2020

  • Global Alliance Update  - November 10, 2020
    Register now for the webinar series: Innovation and Software: Tolls for Realtime and Post-Production Captioning. Professional captioners Jill Rausch, Tanya English and Steve Clark will present this 90-minute webinar. Jill will provide you with an introduction to post-production captioning and the process of adding captions to an event and how to...
  • Global Alliance Update  - August 27, 2020
    From the Chair I hope this newsletter finds everyone happy, healthy and safe as summer break winds down for some and we all try to enjoy a bit of leisure time in these difficult and uncertain times...
  • Global Alliance Update - June 12, 2020
    From the Chair I hope this newsletter finds you and your family safe and healthy during these difficult, emotional and uncertain times. To keep you updated, here are some highlights of recent Global Alliance activity. Over the last two months, the Global...
  • Global Alliance Update - April 16, 2020
    From the Chair As we all enter the second month of staying at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than ever we realize how much we need each other. Whether it’s meeting in person for coffee or for lunch, or a group happy hour...
  • FCC Rules On Televised Emergency Information - March 31, 2020
    On March 13, 2020, a national emergency was declared concerning the coronavirus outbreak.  The FCC has rules requiring televised emergency information to be accessible.  See the below links for some helpful resources about accessible televised emergency...
  • Information From The National Deaf Center On Postsecondary Outcomes - March 30, 2020
    In response to the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), colleges and universities across the country are telling instructors to teach classes online. As you plan to migrate classes to online platforms, consider the impact on access for deaf students...
  • March 30, 2020 Newsletter - March 30, 2020
    From the Chair I hope this newsletter finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe in the comfort of your homes. While we are all doing our best to adjust to the new normal of working from home — practicing social distancing and relying...
  • Captioning and COVID-19 - March 13, 2020
    From the Chair As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to impact everyone around the globe, we hope you’re all staying safe, healthy and taking all necessary steps. In the last few days, there has been an immediate impact and tremendous increase in...

2019

  • Enough Cheerleading – Time To Get To Work. - December 6, 2019
    From the Chair On behalf of everyone here at the Global Alliance, we hope you had a happy Thanksgiving with family and friends. We are thankful for you, our members and supporters, and your commitment to the Global Alliance’s vision and mission. Our...
  • General Membership is Open! - November 13, 2019
    From the Chair This Veterans Day and throughout the year, the Global Alliance is helping raise the bar for captioning quality and accessibility for the 1.79 million veterans who have hearing loss. On behalf of the Global Alliance, I want to recognize our...
  • We Have Been Busy! - October 22, 2019
    From the Chair Patience, persistence and participation – these are the three P’s that have guided the Global Alliance since we launched in early August. I’m excited to tell you that our patience, persistence and participation are paying off!...
  • We're Making Connections - September 27, 2019
    From the Chair Summer has officially ended, and that means fall is in the air for some of us and change is coming. The leaves change and then drop, the air becomes cooler and the sun sets a bit earlier each day. Change isn’t always...
  • WALK4HEARING - September 4, 2019
    The Global Alliance is excited to announce we will be supporting the Hearing Loss Association of America’s Walk4Hearing.  We will be partnering with HLAA this fall by being a sponsor and having teams in three cities. Did you know that the Walk4Hearing..
  • Who Does the Global Alliance Support?  - September 4, 2019
    From the Chair The Global Alliance is entering its fifth week, and we are excited by the continued strong interest and support we have received. Any organization is only as strong as its members. The diversity of our membership will elevate the Global...
  • You Spoke. We Listened. What Changed?  - August 27, 2020
    From the Chair It is Week Four for the Global Alliance, and we have all been super busy! We know how busy you are, and we appreciate your taking the time to read our newsletter.Last week we heard from some of you regarding our Founding...
  • Who Can be a Member of a Committee? - August 20, 2019
    From the Chair Welcome to the second edition of the Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning newsletter. Since our launch, we have been contacted by captioners, consumers, consumer advocacy groups, educators, and industry representatives...
  • News From The Global Alliance Board Of Directors - August 13, 2019
    From the Chair Welcome to the first edition of the Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning newsletter! Thank you for signing up to receive our newsletter and thank you for your support. This has been a whirlwind week for the Global Alliance...

Meet & Greets

  • Meet & Greet with Bea Lyons - July 9, 2020
    Meet Founding Member Bea Lyons and learn why quality captions are so important! Hearing loss is known as the invisible disability. Be like Bea and help us advocate for quality captioning! Sign up as a member today If you’re having trouble viewing ch
  • Meet Board Member Nomination: Michele Michaels - January 17, 2020
    Michele Michaels, B.A., CPM, is the Hard of Hearing Program Manager for the State of Arizona at the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH). In her role at ACDHH she manages the Hard of Hearing Program with 2 team...
  • Meet Board Member Nomination: Sue Sanossian - January 14, 2020
    Sue is the company secretary for Ai-Media (Access Innovation Media).  In this role, she helps drive the vision to make every piece of content accessible to every person.  Helping run a multi-million dollar global group of companies which is focused on....
  • Meet Board Member Nomination: Christine Ales - January 13, 2020
    Christine is a voice writer with 15 years of captioning experience.  As the owner of VoicePlus, LLC, she developed CapPlus, an online training course, and has successfully trained approximately 50 voice writers, along with her co-instructor, Jodie Casal...
  • Meet Board Member Nomination: Ken Frommert - January 9, 2020
    Ken Frommert has been President of ENCO since 2017 after a successful multi-year run as General Manager. Ken has grown ENCO’s vision from a leading radio automation supplier to a multi-faceted international manufacturer for broadcast and AV systems, inc...
  • Meet Board Member Nomination: Pablo Romero Fresco - January 7, 2020
    Pablo Romero Fresco is Ramón y Cajal researcher at Universidade de Vigo (Spain) and Honorary Professor of Translation and Filmmaking at the University of Roehampton (London, UK). He is the author of the books Subtitling through Speech Recognition:...

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