Entries by Pete Charles

Join the unique LEAD20@MIT program!

Ruderman Family Foundation have joined forces with MIT Sloan School of Management to create a unique new program for persons with and without disabilities – “LEAD20@MIT Leadership in the Digital Age”. This program will equip influencers and leaders from all over the world with theories and strategies in the fields of digital leadership, networking and entrepreneurship, […]

Disability Rights Fund 2018 Request for Proposals

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) have announced the opening of a request for proposal for applications from DPOs in Rwanda, and Pacific Island countries: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. The broad objective of the Fund is to […]

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The story of Gabriele, a Pedius app user

“Pedius’ use of advanced speech recognition technologies has made an incredible impact for those it has reached in the Deaf community, especially myself.” My name is Gabriele and I am Deaf. One night, I was driving home by myself and was involved in a car accident. Normally when one has an accident, they exchange information […]

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The story of Lucy Bennett, senior designer for AMAC Accessibility

“Equal, inclusive access empowers everyone to achieve.” My name is Lucy Bennett, and I’m the senior designer for AMAC Accessibility. For the last year and a half, I’ve been responsible for AMAC’s marketing media and work to make sure we’re promoting ourselves with the same level of accessibility that our services provide. I also began […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Holman Prize Winners!

Congratulations to the three incredible winners of this year’s Holman Prize, from LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The Holman Prize for Blind Ambition awards $25,000 to projects that embody a sense of adventure. Three exceptional blind individuals will set off around the world on adventures they never imagined possible. This year, the winners […]

The Zero Project is looking for a freelance author!

The Zero Project is excited to announce a new opportunity for a limited period. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated freelance author to join us on a short-term project between August and October 2018. We are looking for a native English speaker who will work on a sub-project of the Zero Project. The […]