Access Trax has been featured in many local tv stations, publications and podcasts. Learn more about our activities in the featured press below!
Latest News: November 23rd, 2020
Kelly and Access Trax have been selected as 1 of 25 SheEO Semi-Finalist Ventures. SheEO is a global community of radically generous women who fund and support female-led ventures working on the world’s to-do list. To see the full announcement, click on the SheEO image.
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CBS 8 San Diego News reporter Shawn Styles shares the story of Access Trax winning the 2020 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest
May 7, 2020
Watch CEO Kelly Twichel featured with adaptive athlete Albert in the Live Segment “Made in San Diego” on Fox 5 San Diego
November 4, 2019
Watch the ABC San Diego Channel 10 News episode of ‘Making it in San Diego’ featuring our CEO Kelly
August 21, 2019
San Diego State University’s Zahn Innovation Platform Launchpad Interviewed Kelly about Access Trax as Assistive Technology for the Aging Population
Kelly was interviewed by San Diego KUSI morning news for a live interview at the Switchfoot Bro-Am event
June 29, 2019
Media: Published Articles
“9 Woman-owned Businesses Making San Diego Life-Changing”
“Beyond ADA Accessibility in National Parks: Q & A with Access Trax”
“Winning Grant Funding Propelled Access Trax Forward”
Our CEO Kelly Twichel was featured in ‘OT in the News’ as part of the Occupational Therapy (OT) Practice Magazine.
December 2019 Issue
“Access Trax Wins Connect All Pitch Competition”
“Millenial Entrepreneur Wins Grant for Making Beaches More Accessible”
“Company Puts Beach in Most People’s Reach”
December 2019 Issue
“OT Alumnus is Changing Accessibility Norms Around the World”
“Conversations with the Inspiring Kelly Twichel”
“10 Innovative Mobility Products”
“What Makes for an Accessible Beach?”
Access Trax CEO Kelly contributed to the article
“Access Trax and Their Vision to Make the Outdoors More Accessible”
In this episode, hosts Kristin and Edward Gagnon – parents & special needs community advocates – interview Kelly and learn about her passion for accessibility.
Listen to an insightful chat between Kelly and host Carden Wyckoff, an accessibility advocate.
Hear Kelly’s interview including tips for therapy students on the Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer podcast hosted by Monika
Listen to Kelly’s interview about her entrepreneurial journey with Access Trax hosted by Patricia Kathleen
Kelly shares her entrepreneurial journey as a social impact startup founder and advice for others looking to find their passion
Watch the interview with Living Adaptive host Scott Davidson as he asks Kelly questions related to her work with the adaptive community
Awards and Achievements
Access Trax wins grand prize in the 2020 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest out of over 4,000 applicants.
Kelly spoke as a “She is Going Places” panelist at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace 6th Annual Women’s Symposium on September 11, 2020.
Kelly is nominated for the NAWBO (National Association for Women Business Owners) Brava Awards, 2020. These awards celebrate the accomplishments of female entrepreneurs in San Diego.
Access Trax has been selected as a 2020 SOCAP Scholarship Entrepreneur Winner, an award enabling social impact entrepreneurs special access to the annual conference.
Access Trax was a Top 100 Finalist in the 2019 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest.
Access Trax was selected as a top 20 finalist for the Small Business, Big Impact Award in 2019.
Kelly was selected to be a WomensNet Amber Grant Award recipient in December 2018, a grant specifically for women entrepreneurs.
CEO Kelly Twichel was selected for a competitive business pitch at the 2019 Women’s Fast Pitch Conference in San Diego.
Access Trax Joins First Cohort of New San Diego-Based Business Accelerator Program in 2019.
Access Trax wins Connect All at the Jacobs Center business pitch competition sponsored by Union Bank on 10/9/2019.
Access Trax received an award of excellence for Accessible Travel Product by Accessible Travel Online (ATO) July 2019.
Access Trax Co-Founders Kelly and Eric were finalists in the James McGuire Global Business Plan Competition in 2017.
CEO Kelly Twichel completed the High Performance Supplier workshop series as presented by the Council for Supplier Diversity in 2019.