Dining in the Dark at the Georgia Aquarium

Salesforce Proudly Presents a Gala Fundraiser for the Friday, March 18, 2022, 6PM – 11PM Join us for Dining in the Dark at the Georgia Aquarium Salesforce proudly presents the Blind Institute of Technology’s Dining In The Dark Fundraising Gala at The Georgia Aquarium.  BIT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing workplace development and inclusive… Continue Reading Dining in the Dark at the Georgia Aquarium

Reducing Blind Unemployment Drives Outlook Business Solutions and Blind Institute of Technology Partnership

Denver, CO (July 20, 2021) – Nearly 70 percent of blind Americans are unemployed. Two organizations want to lower this statistic by joining forces and letting their complimentary missions work together. Blind Institute of Technology and Outlook Business Solutions found common ground in their passion for fighting the epidemic of unemployment among Americans with visual disabilities. Today’s perceptions of people… Continue Reading Reducing Blind Unemployment Drives Outlook Business Solutions and Blind Institute of Technology Partnership

Thinking Inclusion

A late Friday afternoon telephone call more than 25 years ago forever changed the way I view workplace diversity. The call came from someone in a large corporation who told me in a young-sounding, panicked voice that she had been asked to create a program to hire people with disabilities. I mirrored her panic, as… Continue Reading Thinking Inclusion

Unlikely Allies

I recently interviewed an upwardly-mobile nurse whose ascent was halted when she suddenly became blind. After years of rehabilitation, education, numerous frustrating job interviews, and a couple of job that didn’t move her toward her wish of returning to the health care sector, she suddenly landed her dream job. “How did you land that job?”… Continue Reading Unlikely Allies

Best Face Forward

“Assuming competence from day one is a must if you want to retain talented disabled employees…” So said Nancy Doyle in a recent Forbes article entitled “Assume Competence: Neurodivergent Staff Don’t Need Kid Gloves.” This advice came to mind during a recent conversation between two visually-impaired people and a COO of an upcoming nonprofit organization. “How… Continue Reading Best Face Forward

VP of IT Operations Executive Search

The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) is conducting an executive search for the role of Vice-President of IT Operations for a technology company located in Raleigh, North Carolina. If you are interested in this position and your experience matches the qualifications described below, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Kristy.Schenderlein@blindit.org. I. JOB DESCRIPTION… Continue Reading VP of IT Operations Executive Search

Blind Institute of Technology and Society for the Blind Breaking Down Barriers Together

Denver – Society for the Blind in Sacramento and Blind Institute of Technology ™ (BIT) in Colorado are joining forces to create a new pathway for employment of people living with blindness or visual impairment. Both organizations are driven by the ultimate goal of full independence for people who are blind and visually impaired (BVI),… Continue Reading Blind Institute of Technology and Society for the Blind Breaking Down Barriers Together

Activate Partners with the Blind Institute of Technology to Expand Employment Opportunities

Denver, CO – The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) and Activate Workforce Solutions have formed a partnership to advance their shared goal of achieving sustainable employment for underrepresented individuals, a first of its kind collaboration that is truly inclusive to all. While BIT focuses on employment for professionals with disabilities, Activate works with individuals who… Continue Reading Activate Partners with the Blind Institute of Technology to Expand Employment Opportunities