Carrboro, NC, USA
Jamey is self-employed as a
freelance interpreter of Spanish, helping others with
everything from medical appointments to travel planning.
Adelaide, SA, Australia
Alex and his employer, Kristian,
discuss Alex’s work as an apprentice chef at The
Taxpayer – a restaurant in Adelaide, Australia.
Sokun Prum Vireak
Assistant, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Sokun describes his job and how
he reached this goal, including his education and the
support he received.
In this audio interview, Bridget
describes her job and how she performs it competently
with low vision.
Customer Service Assistant
In this audio interview, Danielle
talks about her work and the assistance she received to
Global Accessibility Manager
In this audio interview, Hamish
discusses the obstacles he had to overcome to adapt to
his sudden vision loss in a car accident and return to
Support & Sales Consultant
In this audio interview, Simon
tells of how he immigrated from Papau New Guinea to
Australia and found work.
Quezon City, Philippines
In this video interview, Czarina
speaks about her employer and how well she has adapted
to life without vision.
Learn about how Jennie-Lyn dealt
with her vision loss and the support she received from
Resources for the Blind Inc., and the city of Olongapo
Quezon City, Philippines
Marx speaks of how he managed to
deal with a sudden onset of vision loss in the middle of
his life and the success he carved out in the workplace
Senior Financial Advisor
In this video, Chamroeun talks
about his work for CaFinCo Limited, a microfinance
company and his educational experiences.
In this audio interview, Mohamed
talks of his work for Orange Telecommunications where he
works with various associations for digitial
Gerry has worked 30+ years for a
bank in Dublin and also freelances as an accessibility
and usability consultant.
Svay Rieng, Cambodia
Neang Sarith discusses how he
studied and with assistance was able to succeed in the
Karolis is an entrepreneur who
owns three businesses in Lithuania. Karolis, who lost
his vision as a young adult, tells his story of how to
succeed in business.
Martin discusses the joy of working
with other visually impaired people throughout Africa and
helping them to achieve their goals.
Global Advocacy Advisor
Gertrude shares with listeners
how much she enjoys her role in changing people’s lives
Michiko is a long-term employee
with a Japanese bank, who credits her success in securing
employment to her university’s disabled student support worker
Tony discusses the importance of
working and living independently for him following the
challenges he faced growing up with decreasing vision.
Lars shares his belief in the
importance of his experiences gained through internships
and studying abroad.
Vision in Enterprise
Information about the EBU’s Vision in Enterprise project,
which focuses on entrepreneurship for visually impaired
people. A video, The Story of Yiota, a self-employed baker
in Cypus is included.
A series of weekly podcasts hosted by Peter and Nancy Torpey
about products, services & daily living tips for the visually
impaired; as well as, interviews with successfully employed
adults who are blind or partially sighted.