Where the Blind Work

Celebrate the work and accomplishments of blind people by listening to a panel of successfully employed professionals discuss career success and more.

Hear what a typical day looks like, discover elements that prepare for career success, learn alternative techniques, advocate for accommodations on the job, and more. We are breaking down misconceptions and raising expectations on employment.A blind man types on a computer

Upcoming Webinars – Thursday, April 18, 2024 

Mark your calendars for our next Where the Blind Work webinar taking place on Thursday April 18, 2024, from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m., Eastern via Zoom. This webinar will feature blind professionals who chose to embark on the path to entrepreneurship and now successfully own and operate their own business. Our Panelists are:

  • Shelby Ball, BEP Owner and Operator, Georgia
  • J.J. Meddaugh, Owner and Operator of AT Guys, Michigan
  • William Ruffin, BEP Owner and Operator, Maryland

Register for the Where the Blind Work Webinar to receive Zoom details. 

Previous Webinars

If you missed a Where the Blind Work Webinar, you can watch the YouTube videos and read the transcripts below.

Where The Blind Work: Government Professionals

The January 2024 Where the Blind Work Webinar featured blind individuals who hold positions within the Federal government. Our panelists included:

  • Tracey Hall Hennigan, Braille Technician, Social Security Administration, Maryland
  • Ronza Othman, Director, EEO Compliance, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Maryland
  • Christopher Kuczynski, General Counsel, U.S. Access Board, Washington, D.C.

Where The Blind Work: Government Professionals Transcript

More Information about Center of Employment Opportunity

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