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UW Sends Team to Participate in the Assistive Tech Challenge

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Assistive Tech Challenge

Assistive Tech Challenge is a pitch competition presented by Destination Medical Center to facilitate greater independence for individuals with disabilities and the daily challenges they face. The Challenge is also intended to strengthen their ability to live more independently and help reduce the direct support workforce crisis confronting communities in the region and across the United States.

The team being sent from UW includes:

Blaine Bestul - Information Systems, Management & Human Resources, and Computer Science

Yudai Yaguchi - Computer Science with Mathematics and Entrepreneurship minor

Avery Wong - Global Business and Information Systems (exchange student from HKUST)

Matt Medich - 2017 Alumni of Edgewood College; attending UW-Madison for professional development, coming from the medical device industry.