Speaker at TedXYouthAustin, on "How I learned to Look, Think and Zoom!".
Interactive workshop "Xperience" @XLabs, during TedXYouthAustin.
@ZubyOnwuta of @thinkandzoom, & @EddyReyes , of @Mindsight_Tech, co-organizers of @hispanichackers took the stage at @sxsw 2018, to share "How to engage with the minority community".
Part of a team of visually impaired people, who visit Capitol Hill, Washington DC, annually, to lobby members of the US Congress, on policies affecting blind Americans.
I've travelled with members of the National Federation of the Blind, in 2006, 2017, and 2018.
Spoke on the Health Panel at the Social Good Summit, Nairobi, Kenya, Organized by the United Nations and Africa Insight Communications, Nairobi.
Speaking to doctors at Johns Hopkins medicine Whilmer Eye Institute on the ecosystem of visual impairment solutions by Think and Zoom, such as early detection, vision enhancement, reading enhancement, streamlined diagnosis.
An honor to address USC Keck school of medicine & Roski Eye institute, led by Dr. Mark Humayun.
Using EEG and Computer Vision to augment poor eye sight.
The Vision Show
Rapid prototyping of Blind assistive tech
Perkins School for blind
Keynote address at Tech Inspired
Exhibitor during Black History Month Mixer, organized by Google, Dropbox, Facebook, Austin Urban Technology Movement
Think and Zoom participated in an exhibit and Visions Seminar.
Speakers were Dr. Jeremiah Brown, Dr. Stephanie, Dr. Stephen Rose.
Exhibiting at NFB of Texas 66th state convention.
Spoke at the Access Technology Committee Meeting, during the 66th convention of NFB of Texas
Spoke to members of NSBE at UT, Austin, about Think and Zoom
Organized by KeepItSimple.Care and UrbanizeHub.
Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of speaking at the inaugural "Connecting Doers with Opportunity" International Conference, in beautiful Timisoara, Romania.
I was one of 21 speakers, from different parts of the world, who took the stage at this TED-style event. Speakers came from Berlin, Singapore , Washington, DC, San Francisco , Taiwan, Mexico, , Austin, TX, Zurich , Bucharest and more !
I connected with so many wonderful, brilliant and positive folks, too numerous to mention.
Special thanks to the visionary, Ana Ghenciu, of KeepItSimple, for the opportunity, and thanks as well to her counterpart, Gratian Mihailescu, of UrbanizeHub, and to the wonderful and supportive team and partners.
I shared the story of how I'm "Turning Personal Problems into Global solutions", with "Think and Zoom". What if all of us, turned our problems into solutions others could use, what kind of world world we create ? We would create a world where visual impairment can no longer steal dreams or kill careers. A world where we can all look, Think and Zoom in, to a better, brighter, future !
Career presenter on #STEM at Startup Chica at Capital Factory
Spoke about #STEM, and Think and Zoom, during Lunch and Learn speaker series
I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel about Disability and Employment organized by NFB Austin, TX
Spoke at the 1st HIVE Africa Global Leaders Program on how I'm "Turning Personal Problems into Global Solutions" with innovations to help the world's 285 million visually people such as
- Think and Zoom, brain powers Zooming
- Think and Read, brain powered reading
- and others
Inspiring next gen #STEM leaders to look, #thinkandzoom in to a brighter future, with my talk on how I'm "Turning Personal Problems into Global Solutions"
Participated at the Deloitte Austin Tech Showcase during SXSW
Speaking about "Overcoming disability with creative abilities - a global perspective " to the National Association of Blind Students, during the 17th annual Washington seminar of the National Federation of the Blind, in Washington, D.C.
NFB of Texas team, discussing with members of the US Congress, on Capitol Hill, like
-Rep. Bernice Eddie Johnson,
-Rep. Filemon Vela
We proposed bills to help blind Americans such as -Marrakech Treaty
- Access Technology Affordability Act
-National Library Service & refreshable Braille
- Access to Instructional materials in higher Ed
ThinkAndZoom was an exhibitor at the 65th annual state convention of the National Federation of the Blind.
"ThinkAndZoom is wonderful"
"ThinkAndZoom is amazing"
"Kenti Presidential Race"
More on Facebook & Twitter @thinkandzoom
Spoke at the TAME meeting held at Pflugerville High School, home of the Panthers, to inspire students towards STE M careers
Spoke on how I'm "Overcoming Disabilities with Creative abilities"
Spoke on "Overcoming Disability with Creative Ability" at the FFB San Antonio event "Ask The experts".
Also gave a demo of "ThinkAndZoom" - tech to help visually impaired people
Spoke at the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded event PROMISE Scholars program at Northern Illinois University (NIU).
Event is to motivate students to take STEM subjects and understand the applications.
A proud moment to have the opportunity to return to
Criss Cole School For the blind,
where I was a student 10 years ago.
Today, as a motivational speaker, I spoke at the Summer Youth Program on how I'm "Overcoming Disabilities With Creative Abilities", with my solutions for the visually impaired namely
Ability In Tech Summit
Exploring innovative solutions to tech inclusion for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In my talk, "Overcoming Disability with Creative Ability", I shared my life story, which is plagued by visual disruptions and how I used it as a case study to come up with a visual solution -ThinkAndZoom, (demo at ThinkAndZoom.com)
African Economic Forum panel on
"Entrepreneurs in the Diaspora - Figuring it out & Making it work"
- Okendo Lewis Gayle , Founder, Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance
- Solome Lemma, Founder, Africans in the Diaspora
- Kwame Dougan, Founder, Iya Ventures
- Jay Vix, Global Marketing Director, Transfast
- Kwami Williams, Founder MoringaConnect
During SXSW 2016 Interactive, at Tech Inclusion: Austin, I spoke as a Panelist on People With Disabilities along with
Liz Jackson & Steve Guengerich.
Event was organized by Tech Inclusion, Galvanize & The Clinton Foundation.
'HealthCare Tech: The Possibilities - "What is the Future of health care ?" '
at the Health Innovation Summit, Johannesburg, South Africa, on Aug. 19, 2015
Organized by ITNewsAfrica & African Innovator