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Karoline Bourdeau

National Network for Equitable Library Service
Accessibility Tester
Karoline Bourdeau believes that everything should be accessible. This belief has brought her to NNELS. Since starting as a Production Assistant and into her work as an Accessibility Tester she has been researching human rights concerns related to publishing and legal frameworks in which they work. In her role as an Accessibility Tester she has presented at The Accessibility Summit and at Ebookcraft. Before coming to NNELS she has worked as a Mediator, an Office Manager, and Articling Student. Karoline has 3 degrees from Queen`s University including a J.D. She is very involved in her community having been a member of Lions International since 2007, and more recently joined the Board of Directors of Blind Sailing Association of Canada. Karoline also serves as a Public Member at the College of Chiropractors. In her time off, she could be found on a sailboat and recently obtained her Small Craft Operators Licence. She enjoys spending time cooking, tasting wine, and talking to friends. Of course, one of her most cherished pastimes is reading.