[image: AFB American Foundation for the Blind Expanding possibilities for
people with vision loss]
BLIND LEADERS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is pleased to announce that
applications are open throughout April for the third cohort of the Blind
Leaders Development Program, which kicks off the week of August 1 through
AFB proposes to unleash 100 new leaders into the world who are blind or
have low vision in the next 5 years. As we endeavor to increase the number
of blind people in positions of leadership, at work as well as in their
community, we need your support to find the right participants.
Who should apply?
We are looking for early to mid-career individuals with vision loss who
would like to develop their leadership skills as Fellows, as well as mid to
late-career individuals who are blind or have low vision with leadership
experience to serve as their Mentors.
What will Fellows and Mentors gain from the Blind Leaders Development
Build and sharpen leadership skills through formal behavior-based
Learn practical techniques to communicate and network with confidence
from successful blind leaders
Be part of a supportive community of leaders and emerging leaders that
will last a lifetime
Attend events to connect with people who are pursuing similar goals
Join our online information session, “Get the 411 on the AFB Blind Leaders
Development Program”, on April 11, 2022 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM EDT. Register
Please share this announcement with your network.
We're creating a future of no limits.
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No Limits" in white]