The Power of Gratitude and Joy
Join us for a live Q&A with Rebecca Alexander, an award-winning author, psychotherapist, group fitness instructor, disability advocate, and extreme athlete who is almost completely blind and deaf due to Usher Syndrome type III. Rebecca will share her perspective on strength, courage, gratitude, and joy, especially in these difficult times.
Inclusion, Intersectionality, and the Future of Work
Join us June 24 for a robust discussion with leaders who are blind or have low vision about what the future of work will look like.
Blind and Visually Impaired Women in Leadership
In recognition of Women’s History Month and the incredible leadership of Helen Keller, our most famous advocate, AFB hosted a panel discussion on “Blind and Visually Impaired Women in Leadership," featuring a diverse group of visually impaired women in leadership roles.
Dinner and Music for a Historic Celebration
MasterChef, TV host, and cookbook author Christine Ha; chemist, entrepreneur, and wine expert Dr. Hoby Wedler; and jazz pianist and composer Marcus Roberts discuss food, wine, music, creativity, and pursuing your dreams.
The Art of Inclusion
You can still catch the replay of our March concert, co-hosted by Haben Girma and our own president and CEO Kirk Adams, Ph.D., with performances by Amadou & Mariam, Marcus Roberts, Matthew Whitaker, Sean Allan Krill, Jennah Bell, Aloe Blacc, and students from the New York Institute for Special Education Choir.
The Inclusive Power of Music
Matthew Whitaker is a phenomenal multi-instrumentalist and the first blind person to be accepted into Juilliard's jazz studies program. Join us as he discusses his passion for music and the technology that makes sharing his talent possible with AFB's Melody Goodspeed.