NISH is conducting ‘first of its kind' series of talks for the Public on success stories of people who have overcome disabilities and have become role-models for others in society. These series will also have talks by pioneers and innovators who have gone beyond their call of duty to serve those with disabilities. The talks is conducted in the Marigold Auditorium on NISH campus and is open to the public.
The series of talks is named “NISH Innovations Model – Inspiring Stories” and is conducted periodically.
The third speech of NIM-IS is scheduled for June 23rd 2017 at 9am. The talk will be of one hour duration. The speaker is Ms. Tiffany Brar.
Ms Tiffany Brar is an Indian community service worker who has been blind since childhood. She is the founder of the Jyothirgamaya Foundation, a non-profit organization whose stated mission is to help blind. She envisages a society without any physical or psychological barriers towards the blind – a barrier free environment where the blind can walk freely, can travel, can work, think for themselves, and live proud and dignified lives like other citizens. She is striving to bring a change in the society which constantly interpret what a blind person can do and what they can't.
Public are welcome to come to National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH), Ulloor-Akkulam Road, Trivandrum- 695017 and attend the talk.