Perkins International

Michael J. Delaney stands in front of a large globe on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.
January 26, 2016
As the new director of Perkins International, Michael J. Delaney will oversee the growth of Perkins School for the Blind’s international division.
Genevieve Yin poses in a colorful outfit from her home country of Ghana
December 23, 2015
Genevieve Yin from Ghana is eager to learn more about early intervention at Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
Christine Rodriguez stands in front of a display showing photos and artwork from the Philippines
December 9, 2015
Christine Rodriguez from the Philippines achieved a long-held dream by returning to Perkins for the Educational Leadership Program.
Cornelia Bodorin holds a plate of desserts while standing in front of a large display that shows scenes from her home country of Moldova.
November 30, 2015
While attending Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program, Cornelia Bodorin is planning ambitious educational reforms for her country.
Keshari Thapa Rana smiling
November 10, 2015
Keshari Thapa Rana can’t wait to bring knowledge from Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program back to her students in Nepal.
Andrea Richards smiling
October 28, 2015
Andrea Richards from Antigua brings personal passion for teaching children with blindness to Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
Dave Power, Steven Hilton, holding the Howe-Fisher Founders Award, and Marianne Riggio.
October 16, 2015
Steven Hilton and Donald Hubbs of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation are the first ever recipients of the Howe-Fisher Founders Award.
Mai Ahmed Ameen Elkoduse kneels on stage next to her 13-year-old student, who wears a medal around her neck.
October 16, 2015
Working with children with disabilities brings joy to Mai Ahmed Ameen Elkoduse from Egypt, who attends Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
Perkins reporter Brian Messenger leans over a table where several students use sewing machines to make placemats.
October 9, 2015
An on-the-ground report from our partners highlights triumphs, challenges of blindness education in Africa.
A Braille Box, SMART Brailler, SmartCane  and Envoy Elite are shown on a yellow background, surrounding the words "2015 TechShare Africa Innovations."
October 7, 2015
Africa Forum’s technology showcase has all the latest advances for people who are blind.

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