The Impact

Becoming Benetech Global Certified Accessible: Paving the Way for Accessibility with Michael Johnson

For a comprehensive understanding of Benetech’s Global Certified Accessible program, Benetech is pleased to introduce Michael Johnson, Vice President of Content at Benetech. Having joined Benetech in 2019, Michael oversees Benetech’s GCA Certification program as well as Bookshare. Bringing years of experience in publishing, technology, and educational distribution, he brings expertise in all three areas. […]

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Benetech’s India Team is On Track to Achieve Big Goals for Inclusive Education in 2023

Benetech’s CEO and VP of Programs get firsthand view of innovative program to leverage technology in schools and improve learning opportunities for students with visual impairments Starting off 2023 with a renewed focus on inclusive education, Benetech’s India-based team, led by Dr. Homiyar Mobedji, hosted CEO Ayan Kishore and VP of Programs, Dr. Lisa Wadors […]

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Tech Entrepreneurs Can Change the World through Philanthropy

Today we welcome Jim Fruchterman, founder and CEO of Benetech. Jim is a seasoned entrepreneur, having successfully launched multiple for-profit and social enterprises. He’s also a MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, and a Distinguished Alumnus of Caltech. As a prominent software for social good leader, we turned to Jim […]

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The Impact: Microsoft’s Commitment to Accessibility

Elise Livingston on Microsoft’s commitment to accessibility When we kicked off our blog series, The Impact, we talked about spotlighting partners that are pioneering the software for social good ecosystem. So it’s time to do just that! We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Elise Livingston, Program Manager, Office Graphics, at Microsoft about the amazing […]

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The Impact: Anh Bui on Ecosystem Engagement & Systemic Change

Welcome to The Impact, our blog series that spotlights thought leaders pioneering the software for social good ecosystem. At Benetech, we know that the social sector must embrace the power of software and data to realize positive, lasting impact at scale. 

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