Monika Szczygielska

Monika Szczygielska is a specialist in legal and practical aspects of accessibility, as well as a communication specialist. She is the Deputy-Chairman of the Board of Widzialni Foundation - NGO specializing in websites’ and events accessibility; cooperator of the Culture without Barriers Foundation; coorganizer of Week of Culture without Barriers; member of Forum of Accessible Cyberspace and Wide Coalition in Aid of Digital Skills. She is also the owner of - professional creators team specializing in media accessibility; performed i.a. sign language interpreting for the Polish President’s website and for the films of National Audiovisual Institute. In 2013, as the first in Poland, started using live subtitling through respeaking during conferences and cultural events and implemented subtitling in on-line live streaming. Together with Łukasz Dutka (University of Warsaw) she conducts respeaking quality research and trainings.