Speaker Profile

Susan Mazrui

Director of Public Policy


Susan Mazrui began at Pacific Bell in 1994, where she gained experience in marketing, as well as external and regulatory affairs. In 1998, she moved to the wireless field, where she developed corporate strategies for state and federal legal and regulatory compliance. Under her leadership, Cingular Wireless became the first national carrier to offer “talking” cellphones and accessible smartphones. At AT&T, Mazrui was instrumental in establishing the Corporate Accessibility Technology Office, which assesses AT&T products and services for accessibility and usability. She served several terms on the Federal Communications Disability Advisory Committee and on the board of the U.S. International Council on Disability and the Disability Equality Index advisory committee. She currently serves on AT&T’s Expert Team on Access and Aging, works on a variety of initiatives including Real Time Text, video access and serves as a liaison with community organizations. Mazrui was the 2002 Summit on Leading Diversity Corporate Fellow and was inducted into the Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2013, she was recognized as Employee of the Year by Careers and the disABLED, and in 2014 by AT&T as a Champion of Diversity. In 2016, she received the Digital Accessibility Leadership Award from G3ict and the Stephen Garff Marriott Award from American Foundation for the Blind. Mazrui received her master’s degree in Education and Special Education Credential at San Francisco State University.

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