Barbara Brooks of Hacking Away at Happiness blog writes about the impact of active listening after meeting Mike Hess at an event recently.read more
The Denver-based Blind Institute of Technology is taking its message of inclusion in employment to smart cities planners through founder Mike Hess.read more
We’re sharing out some good news, some upcoming events, and look forward to next year’s Dining in the Dark!read more
LGS Innovations and a talented team of students from the University of Denver have teamed up to create some amazing assistive technology that enables people who are blind or visually impaired safely run around a track.read more
In the latest issue of our newsletter, we highlight upcoming events, our symposium recap with links to speaker presentations, and shout out some good news.read more
Our 2018 Technology Symposium recap shares summaries, presentations, source code, and more!read more
Our Executive Director, Mike Hess, hosted a “Blindfold Box Luncheon” where guests had to eat completely blindfolded at a Pueblo City-County Library District event. During his presentation, Mike encouraged those with disabilities to realize the value they might bring, not only to an organization, but to society as a whole.read more
Mike Hess, our Founder and Executive Director, talks with Trapper Little of Colorado TechCast about his passion and The Blind Institute of Technology.read more
BIT's Founder and Executive Director Mike Hess appears on Colorado and Company with Denise Plante! Denise Plante chats with Mike Hess about BIT and our annual Dining in the Dark Gala on Channel 9's Colorado & Company...read more
Mark Vivien, a member of the BIT Board of Directors, just published the first article in a planned seven-part series focusing on diversity and inclusion, and the value and talent that the blind and visually impaired community brings to the table. Read each of the...read more
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The Blind Institute of Technology™ (BIT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing workforce development and inclusive employment solutions that prepare people with disabilities, and the employers who hire them, for success in the workplace.
Led by Executive Director Mike Hess, BIT aims to help solve the unemployment and diversity and inclusion epidemic among people with disabilities by reducing barriers to employment through education, preparation, employment placement and accessible technology initiatives. Our vision is a world in which people with disabilities have the same employment opportunities as their peers.