The Impact

Meet Benetech’s Newest Board Member: Timothy Elder

Benetech is proud to welcome our newest board member, Timothy Elder. Timothy is a civil rights lawyer focusing on disability rights, specifically the rights of people who are blind or have other disabilities, to access employment, education, government programs, public accommodations, assistant accessible technology and other aspects of education and society. See his full bio […]

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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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Trip Report: ICEVI Africa

Last month several members of the Benetech Programs team attended the inaugural ICEVI Africa conference which was co-organized by our very own Martin Kieti in Kenya. Below is a summary of the trip and learnings my team brought back. Recently, I travelled from the U.S. to Nairobi and met up with my colleagues Dr. Homiyar Mobedji and […]

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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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