Catherine Roy

Accessibility Advisor

Headshot photo of Catherine RoyCatherine Roy has been active in the not-for-profit sector for over 30 years. She has worked with various stakeholders (community organizations, government agencies, academia and private enterprise) on a variety of key issues such as access to the built environment, culture and information, health and social services, education and employment as well as public policies and programs. Since 1999, she has focused a lot of her work on access for marginalized populations, notably people with disabilities, to the Knowledge Society and to information technologies. She has coordinated or collaborated on research projects and initiatives, presented at numerous conferences and has written and collaborated on papers relating to access to the digital divide. Catherine has also served on many working groups and boards of organizations concerned with issues related to disability, accessibility and inclusion.

  Email: catherine.roy7 [at]

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.

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