Welcome to the only global, virtual event of its kind ignites an entire community to come together to inspire action to change perceptions of blindness, arm those impacted by blindness with tools to thrive, connect industry leaders with the consumers that need their products – and have a heck of a lot of fun in the process!
70% of blind adults are unemployed
70% of blind high school students do not graduate
Only 14% earn a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
You see blindness as devastating.
You are scared for your or your child’s future.
You wonder what is even possible for a blind person to do.
The Succeed Without Sight Summit introduces you to people that are thriving with blindness to hear their inspirational stories and reveal key strategies to their success.
It connects you to other families walking your walk and to resources you need to succeed without sight.
The Summit is hosted by Kristin Smedley and the Thriving Blind Academy.
Thriving Blind Academy is the connection for those experiencing sight loss to the resources they need to thrive. The mission of the Thriving Blind Academy is to guide all families experiencing vision loss to not just survive the diagnosis, but to thrive. The TBA membership program’ connects those experiencing vision loss, either themselves or their child/ family member, to tools, resources, mentors AND each other to inspire a Thriving Blind attitude AND provide weekly opportunities to connect and grow.
The Succeed Without Sight Summit is a FREE EVENT that supports scholarships for families and individuals to join Thriving Blind Academy.
While the Summit is one of the most inspirational and motivational events folks have ever experienced, the goal of it is to ignite families and individuals to take action to succeed without sight by joining the Thriving Blind Academy. Learn more about TBA here.
-Ron Brooks, TBA Mentor, Succeed Without Sight Summit Speaker