In this interview section we talk to successful visually impaired persons to get an insight into what makes them tick. These interviews give us a first-hand account of the challenges these people faced, and what did they do to overcome those challenges.
Dr. Tim Cordes – Getting the Job Done : Pramila Komanduri
Dr. Tim Cordes is a blind psychiatrist at the US Veteran’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. He met his wife, Dr. Blue-leaf Cordes (who is originally from Lucknow, India), in 1998. They have two sons,...
In an interview with Bharati Sud, Dr. Mukesh Garg Ophthalmology Consultant ( Centre for Sight Hospitals- Eye Care Centre) shares about childhood blindness. He talks about the various measures that...
Elsie Monthei- Life as an Artist and contribution as an Advocate- Part II
In an interview with Pramila Komanduri, Elsie Monthei shares her journey about her growing years, her life as an artist and contribution as an advocate. We had earlier published the first part of the...
Elsie Monthei – Early Years by Pramila Komanduri- Part I
Having grown up as a child in the mountains, forests and farmlands of Idaho, Elsie Monthei (pronounced Mont-hee) has a rugged independent spirit and a deep love for nature which is evident in her...
Kartik Sawhney – Living Life With A Vision! By Pramila Komanduri
Learning Computer Science is not just a passion for Kartik but it is also a means for him to develop technology which will help and empower the blind. He is currently interning with Microsoft in...
Fatima Soriano- Living with blindness for a purpose - Interview by Monalinda Cadiz
Blind-at-birth Fatima Soriano from the Philippines was only 9 years old when her kidneys stopped functioning. Even then, it was clear to her that she was born for a purpose. The young girl believes...
Beno Zephine is the first totally blind person to make it to the Indian Foreign Service. George Abraham, CEO Score Foundation chats with her on the phone regarding her aspirations and journey so far...
Cathy and Bernard
Having studied only till the 19th grade from the National Open School, Preeti’s educational career has been as chequered as her life.Preeti is a dynamic woman for whom being visually impaired has not...
David Blunkett (born June 6 , 1947 ) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Home Secretary since 2001. He has been blind since birth. Born in Sheffield, he grew up in poverty after...