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Accessibility Specialist

Caryl J Westerberg

Accessibility Specialist, Stanford Web Services
Caryl is an accessibility specialist on Stanford’s Web Services team. Her practice supports user experience, design, and development to make Stanford’s websites and apps accessible for all users.

With an inspiring introduction to computer programming in high school, Caryl went on to major in computer science at Colorado State University. At Ford Aerospace in Colorado Springs, CO, Caryl used artificial intelligence to build decision support systems. She earned a master's degree from Oregon State University where she focused on artificial intelligence and machine learning. Following graduate school, Caryl helped develop a toolkit for integrating cryptographic technologies at Motorola in Scottsdale, AZ. In 2005, Caryl transitioned to supporting humans through building websites. In 2012, Caryl joined Stanford Web Services and has since contributed code, design, and accessibility strategy to hundreds of websites across Stanford’s community.


CPWA, International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) (2022)
MS, Oregon State University, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
BS, Colorado State University, Computer Science


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