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It Takes an Ecosystem: Harnessing Tech and Community for Education Equity

In Benetech’s second event in a three-part series focusing on inclusive education, four experts across educational content, technology, pedagogy, and school administration share insights and strategies for closing learning gaps -to ensure a level playing field for academic achievement through reading. 

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Benetech Intern Demonstrates Talent for Digital Marketing

For the past six months, Benetech was fortunate to have Mihir Parmar join the marketing team as a digital marketing design intern to contribute his talents to various projects as well as sharpen his skills for future employment. Mihir recently completed his internship and shared his experiences.

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Career Launch @ Perkins Prepares Trainees for Customer Service Careers

Innovative program at Perkins School for the Blind provides training and coaching to jumpstart careers for blind and visually impaired young adults. In a recent webinar, three customer service professionals offer firsthand career advice to trainees.

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Member Spotlight: Academic Enjoys Instant Access to Scholarly Texts in Bookshare

Olga Borovaya has been a university researcher since 1998, which is when she started losing her eyesight. An expert in Sephardic Studies and Ladino Culture, she was always looking for resources and devices that would make her work possible despite her visual impairment, but most of the time she relied on research assistants. Fortunately, she discovered Bookshare and enjoys immediate access to scholarly texts in accessible formats.

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The Road to Digital Learning and Employment in India

To qualify for job opportunities, people with visual impairments need education and skills, but the lack of accessible books and learning materials creates an obstacle. The Bookshare India team is on a mission to bring digital books, training, and devices to blind students.

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