For this interview on Connect the Dots we have someone who wasn’t always a part of the blind community, but was able to overcome suddenly going blind. She shares her experience on being a blind mother, learning O&M, getting a guide dog, rejoining the work force after going blind, and many other challenges a blind person has to face in order to become independent.
We interviewed someone who’s aspiring to work in cyber security, and currently works in IT helping other employees whenever they have trouble or need help with technology. He started studying in Hawaii at a community college, but he shares his story about how he was able to reach a higher education in order to start climbing the ladder in his line of work.
For this month’s podcast we interviewed an interpreter named Kham Porter who has a wealth of experience in this line of work, and knows a variety of different languages. He currently works in the court room as an interpreter, but he also has experience as a translator. In the interview he goes into depth about how he became an interpreter, and his passion that lead him to where he is today.
In this episode of Connect The Dots we interviewed someone who has many years of experience in multiple different careers, and was able to be an entrepreneur despite any obstacles that he had to overcome. He talks about his experience being a massage therapist, assistive technology trainer, and the president of the HAB (Hawaii Association for the Blind).
In this episode of Connect The Dots we interviewed a contracting professional who works alongside the military and has a unique experience because there are not many people with vision loss who work in that environment. Starting from an entry level position she tells us her story of how she climbed the ladder to the leadership position she has today.
In this episode of Connect The Dots we interviewed a retired college counselor who shares her experience in the work force, and the different challenges she had to overcome throughout her career. With all her years of experience she was able to cover many important topics such as being a student in college, keeping up with new technology, going through mobility training, gaining experience in her line of work, and much more.
Sit back and enjoy a great interview as we talk with a blind man from Japan where he shares his experiences and procedures on how to obtain a guide dog & travels in his country as well as his experience running the Honolulu Marathon.