Ethan Holliger Was One of First-Ever Graduates from the BIT Academy™ in 2017 DENVER, CO., November 23, 2021 – Ethan Holliger is part of the team ensuring that CVS Health is making sure its digital presence is available to people of all abilities including the more than 60 million Americans living with some sort of… Continue Reading Blind Institute of Technology Academy Graduate Now a Digital Accessibility Solutions Engineer for CVS Health
Organization Providing IT Training, Certification and Jobs for Blind and Visually Impaired Professionals to Foster Visual Diversity and Inclusion in U.S. Workplaces DENVER, CO., November 23, 2021 – The Blind Institute of Technology was awarded its largest grant ever from the state of Colorado to increase training for the BIT Academy™ professionals with disabilities (PWD)… Continue Reading Blind Institute of Technology Awarded Largest State Grant in Organization’s History
BIT is recruiting for multiple Customer Care Representatives (CCR) positions for a Fortune 100 company!
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
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
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
The following information was compiled by a member of our BVI community – Jodi Witthaus. Jodi is a Rehabilitation Counselor with the State of Colorado and has her Master’s in Social Work. With the unprecedented circumstances surrounding COVID-19, many people may be struggling with trauma. We hope this information will help. Trauma What is the… Continue Reading Understanding and Coping With Trauma
This year’s Diana Ferguson Diversity and Inclusion Champion believes employing professionals with disabilities is a win/win solution. Raymond Stover is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MyCallCloud and Founder of BPO Edge. In 2017, a customer approached him with a unique problem: the customer was looking for a contact center to help with customer… Continue Reading Announcing BIT’s 2020 Diana Ferguson Diversity and Inclusion Champion
A Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Champion turns talk into action. They are dedicated to supporting an accessible and inclusive environment, creating a diverse workforce that showcases the value of employees with disabilities. Len Beasley, Senior Accessibility Designer for Aetna, a CVS Health Company, is such a person. When Aetna’s product design team decided they needed… Continue Reading What Makes a Diversity and Inclusion Champion?
By Mark Vivien, Chairman of the Board, Blind Institute of Technology At Softchoice’s Annual Sales Kick Off a few weeks ago, there were the usual conversations and trainings around strategy, new offerings, team alignment, and of course the celebration of our 2019 successes. What we did not expect was the company focus on “the power… Continue Reading Leadership: The Power of Being Human and Inspiring