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Benetech Promotes Bookshare at IES Mulund School as a Bridge Tool for Digital Literacy

As part of our efforts to further the impact of digital literacy on the international stage, Benetech met with the Indian Education Society (IES) Mulund, a high-school, located in Mumbai, India. As part of this interview, Rujul, an IES Mulund student using Bookshare, along with her parents, teacher, and former principal, share the importance of […]

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Bookshare’s new website design: What’s new, What’s coming?

The Bookshare website has a new look! We are rebuilding Bookshare from the ground up to provide a premier experience that serves the needs of our users around the world.  This exciting rebuild will be completed in phases, and we are excited to share the first of several exciting releases.  Our first release is focused […]

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Through the Power of Authorship, Bookshare Challenges Adversity: Meet Jack Chen

Benetech’s CEO Ayan Kishore had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Jack Chen, an author and long-time Bookshare member at a conference. Both parties sat down to discuss Jack’s discovery of Bookshare and how he leveraged it as a resource for his upcoming novel. Learn more about his interview below. Tragedy to Triumph As a child, […]

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Benetech Unlocks the Power of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) with Janea Menicucci

In an interview with Janea Menicucci, Coordinator for New Mexico Universal Design for Learning (UDL) at Central Region Educational Cooperative (CREC), Benetech examined the importance and impact of Universal Design for Learning. The following are their responses, with an overview of how the CREC uses Universal Design for Learning to improve literacy among students. What […]

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Benetech Collaborates with Princeton Internships in Civic Service to Sustain Social Impact and Promote Education Equity

Benetech is grateful for the opportunity we had this summer to work with the Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS). PICS is an alumni-founded program of the John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement that provides Princeton undergraduates with paid summer internships in nonprofit organizations. These specialized programs aim to help students gain […]

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Q&A with Tia Jeffress, VP of Finance & Administration

Benetech is pleased to welcome Tia Jeffress as Vice President of Finance and Administration. She’s worked in both public accounting firms and nonprofit organization spaces. The interview explores what brought her to Benetech and how she plans to make a positive contribution to society. Tell us a little about your background. Over the last two […]

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