Heard & Empowered
The Heard & Empowered podcast is where the blind and visually impaired (BVI) community finds job inspiration, career opportunities, and a path to success. Presented by National Industries for the Blind—a leader in job creation for BVI individuals—this podcast is your go-to resource for thriving professionally in a sighted world. Join the host, Dr. Hoby Wedler, every week on Wednesday, as he and his guests dismantle stereotypes, offer expert advice, and share success stories to help you build a fulfilling career and an enriching life. Discover more at HeardAndEmpowered.org. This podcast is for you if you’re asking yourself: *What kind of job can I find since I’m blind? *How can I build a fulfilling career despite my visual impairment? *What are some of the best accessible places to work? *Are there companies that really care about DEI? *What resources are available to help BVI persons succeed professionally? *How can I overcome workplace biases and challenges as BVI? *What steps can I take to get started and find a meaningful job? *Where can I find employers who value my skills and abilities? *How can I ask for BVI accommodations at work? *Should I disclose or not my visual impairment? Every week, the show will dive into one or more of these topics and beyond. Subscribe now so you don’t miss a single episode! Show more