Education

Unlocking STEM Learning: Using AI to Make Graphs More Accessible

Benetech’s Benji Andrews, Ron Ellis, Pruthvi Patel, Amreen Poonawala, and Matthew Yip deep dive into Benetech’s inaugural Kaggle competition that explores the intersection of AI and education through innovative graph transcription solutions. The Opportunity  When it comes to converting image-based learning materials into an accessible format, charts and graphs present a unique challenge. While undoubtedly […]

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A Birthday Celebration of Life and Giving

Working in customer support for Bookshare, I have the privilege of hearing the stories of users from all over the world. Last year, when Sara, Ashley’s mother, contacted us to close Ashley’s account and express her appreciation for Bookshare, I was deeply moved by her story. I felt grateful to realize the significant impact our […]

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Organizations are invited to join All Children Reading: Grand Challenge for Development and Benetech’s Inclusive EdTech Working Group to Promote Inclusive Education Solutions

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development, a partnership between USAID, World Vision, and the Australian Government, and Benetech collaborated to launch a working group focused on the use of educational technology to promote inclusive education globally. The Inclusive EdTech Working Group will address gaps in identifying and sharing best practices around how EdTech […]

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Education Equity: Inspiring Voices from Albuquerque

The blog below is a recap of a recent event moderated by Lisa Wadors Verne, VP of Programs at Benetech in conversation with education leaders in Albuquerque, New Mexico. You can find the replay of this event on YouTube and additional, related resources at the end of this post.  On August 9, five education leaders […]

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Benetech Empowers Community with New Outreach Coordinator in Memphis, Tennessee:

Meet Benetech’s Outreach Coordinator, Lakita Herring! Benetech presents, Lakita Herring, Benetech Outreach Coordinator based in Memphis, Tennessee. Lakita has a keen passion for accessible literacy and equity in education. We are happy to have her as part of the Benetech and Bookshare team. Please read below to learn more about Lakita, and the wonderful work she is […]

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