Episode 16

Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Google Engineer, Disability Advocate & Innovator


November 4th, 2021

28 mins 10 secs

Season 1

Your Hosts

About this Episode

In this episode of Explorable we're finding out about how Sasha Blair-Goldensohn brought innovating thinking Google Maps. Businesses, organizations and others can easily add wheelchair accessibility features on their listing in Google Maps to showcase how explorable their physical spaces are in the real world. Find out how Sasha turned this idea into action with the support of others believing in bringing this new feature to life. Sasha also shares more about his disability journey and advocacy that's making an impact! To find out more about accessibility features in Google Maps, visit https://blog.google/products/maps/wheelchair-accessible-places-google-maps/.

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