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We're a nonprofit that creates and uses technology to benefit humanity. Projects include , , , .
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Bookshare 3h
The Baltimore Orioles are sporting braille jerseys tonight in celebration of the 40th year of the National Federation of the Blind. Good luck in the ballgame, !
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Benetech 9h
We surveyed 744 teachers of students with reading barriers. 68.4% feel prepared for the school year. What influences that feeling? The findings may surprise you.
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Atma Connect Sep 12
Amazing day at today learning from some great advisors on how to grow the so neighbors can helpneighbors build resilience globally! @worldeconomicforum
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Benetech Sep 13
Bezos Day One Fund. It will begin with a commitment of $2 billion and focus on two areas: funding existing non-profits that help homeless families, and creating a network of new, non-profit, tier-one preschools in low-income communities.
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Benetech Sep 12
The first annual Benetech Back-to-School Survey in here! 744 teachers of students with reading barriers participated. 68% feel prepared for the school year while 40% feel their students are prepared. Check out the interactive chart to dive into the data!
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Benetech Sep 11
285 million people worldwide are visually impaired, 90% of whom live in developing countries. With International, students and adults in 70 countries can explore, listen and follow along with more than 400K books in 34 languages.
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Benetech Sep 10
Michelle Bachelet, the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: "I urge all nations to take all necessary actions to urgently ensure [the Syrian people] protection as well as justice for the massive human rights violations they have endured."
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WAI at W3C Aug 31
Want to contribute to guidelines & support material? Learn more in telecon: Thursday 6 September 9:00 am GMT. This new recurring AG WG telecon time is better for EU, Asia, & other time zones. Info at: & from -
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Benetech Sep 5
It's not easy to find the social services you need help live and proser, whether it's a shelter or something to eat. That's why we're working with groups like and to build a stronger safety net for everyone who needs it.
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Benetech Aug 30
We're excited to share that Benetech's library passed another milestone: 650,000 books for people with reading barriers! More books are added every day!
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Benetech Aug 29
Data and individual stories lead to a better understanding of the issues people face and are powerful tools for changing policy and guiding policy implementation. Learn how our Data for Inclusion Platform is empowering data and stories.
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Benetech Aug 27
on women's equality: You’re not world class if you’re not actively about inclusion.
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Benetech Aug 23
NYC, the nation’s largest school district, offers an example of where the partnership with private schools works well enough that district-funded special education teachers offer inclusion and co-teaching services in some private schools.
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Jim Fruchterman Aug 22
Another ambitious brown bag presentation , explaining machine learning, neural networks and image processing, en route to trying to analyze videos of violence in Syria. All in an hour!
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Benetech Aug 22
A new initiative to empower the human rights leaders of tomorrow to "speak truth to power" by and
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Benetech Aug 21
Veteran Educator Gives Students the Tools to Succeed at Reading and Life via Benetech's
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Benetech Aug 16
As students head back to school, a mother shares tips on advocating for a child with dyslexia.
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Mathpix Aug 15
One of the most exciting and inspiring projects that Mathpix has been a part of: working with and their partners to create math textbooks for visually impaired students. The first step is using our API to extract from dead scans of textbooks.
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Mathpix Aug 15
We are so proud to be involved in such an important initiative for improving accessibility in education with !
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Benetech Aug 16
Share your views with DFID's Data for Development team!
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