Diversity and Accessibility Lead
Yahye Siyad is Cyber-Duck’s Diversity & Accessibility Lead, bringing his personal and professional lived experience to his mission of ensuring inclusion and accessibility is baked into every process at Cyber-Duck’s work and culture.
Born in Somalia with a visual impairment caused by retinal dystrophy, Yahye grew up in the Middle East, has lived in 4 countries and travelled in over 50, using his white cane to navigate the world independently and a screen reader to access the internet. A Team GB Paralympian athlete Goalball and UN-certified disability awareness trainer, Yahye founded Inclusive Horizons, a self-led social advocacy service providing consultancy to leading brands such as Mercedes and the Emirates. Yahye is a life coach, author of The Unshakeable Will, and the first visually impaired Certified Scuba Diver in the UAE and currently planning for his PhD in Digital Inclusion.