ABOUT BIT

How the vision of one blind man is sparking a revolution in employing people with disabilities.

 Our Mission and Vision

BIT prepares people with disabilities, and the employers who hire them, for success in the workplace.  Our vision is a world in which people with disabilities have the same employment opportunities as their peers.
“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.”

 Who We Are

Led by founder Mike Hess, Blind Institute of Technology is a team of staff, volunteers and board members passionate about addressing an attitude shift for job seekers with disabilities and educating companies on how to hire and cultivate success for the people with disabilities community.

 Our Partners in the Mission

We are grateful for our funders and sponsors that help us take the intersection of technology, innovation, and the human element to a whole new level by leveraging workforce placement strategies to facilitate true and lasting social change.  From donation to delivery, we are dedicated in fulfilling our mission to prepare job seekers with disabilities, and the employers who hire them, to experience the same employment opportunities as their peers and achieve success in the workplace.

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Become a Partner in our Mission

Our synergistic blend of solutions results in inclusive employment opportunities.  But we cannot achieve the mission alone. Thanks to our funders and sponsors, our vision comes more into focus every day!

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Blind Institute of Technology™ is a Denver-based nonprofit organization leading the charge to include disabled professionals in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives nationwide. Believing that the key to opportunity is through education, preparation and accessible technology, BIT aims to help professionals with disabilities, and the employers who hire them, find success in the workplace. Our vision is a world in which people with disabilities have the same employment opportunities as their peers.

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