In this episode of Dangerous Vision Randy Cohen talks with Alison Lynch. Alison may not be your typical Millennial but she is the first Millennial Randy has spoken with. She drives her more than avocado toast? Lets start with the law, running, and the bonus of living in New York as a person who is legally blind. Alison has Achromatopsia i–this s a condition characterized by partial or total absence of color vision. For more information on Alison and achromatopsia visit https://www.mabvi.org/resources/dangerous-vision/
Jason Romero has earned his knickname “Relentless Romero.” He is a lawyer, a Fortune 500 business Executive, and a runner. In fact running has launched his current profession as a motivational speaker. In the 14th episode of Dangerous Vision Randy and Jason talk about living with retinitis pigmentos and sight loss, and Jason shares how he has turned certain challenges into wonderful opportunities. His epic run aross America is a lesson in perseverene and true grit. For more information on this episode visit http://www.mabvi.org/resources/dangerous-vision/ For information on Jason visit http://www.relentlessromero.com/
In the 13th episode of Dangerous Vision, Randy Cohen talks with Sara Minkara, founder and CEO of Empowerment Through Integration (ETI), a nonprofit committed to developing a more inclusive society.
Sara has a long list of accomplishments, including being named a Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30”. Sara and Randy talk about education, their mutual love of math, and the camp Sara created in Lebanon– a summer camp for both blind and sighted children.
One is a professor at a large east-coast university and the other is a professor at a large west-coast university. Harvard meets the University of California Berkeley| HBS meets UC Berkeley| Randy meets Georgina.
In episode 12 of Dangerous Vision the Podcast host Randy Cohen chats up Georgina Kleege of the English Department. Their fields of study couldn’t be any different (Math vs English) yet being a part of the blindness community quickly forges a fast friendship. Georgina shares her personal rants and resentments towards Helen Keller; “‘Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller ‘(2006) transcends the boundaries between fiction and nonfiction to re-imagine the life and legacy of this celebrated disability icon.
For more information on Ms. Kleege and Dangerous Vision please visit https://www.mabvi.org/resources/dangerous-vision/