Monthly Archives: October 2020

Jim Meehan Named One of Austin Business Journal’s Inspiring Leaders

The Austin Business Journal is shining a light on those doing noble deeds during the dark days of the pandemic. Austin Lighthouse CEO, Jim Meehan, made the list of 2020 Central Texas’ Inspiring Leaders, alongside Michael Dell, Kendra Scott and others. ABJ tells their story in their multi-part Inspiring Leaders digital series. In Part 3,… Continue Reading Jim Meehan Named One of Austin Business Journal’s Inspiring Leaders


Putting the Eye in AI – Part 1

The Austin Lighthouse Trainers are sharing their thoughts about artificial intelligence and how it can enhance the lives of people who are blind. In Putting the Eye in AI – Part 1, they will demonstrate the popular artificial intelligence app, Seeing AI. This all-in-one accessibility app, available through Apple’s App Store, reads texts, identifies money… Continue Reading Putting the Eye in AI – Part 1


Pamela Chesser is NIB’s 2020 National Employee of the Year

The Austin Lighthouse is proud to include Pamela Chesser as a valued member of our dynamic team. For 12 years, she has boosted the morale of her colleagues and reminded them of the value of the service they provide to our armed services. Pam earned the 2020 Peter J. Salmon Employee of the Year award from National Industries for the Blind. She… Continue Reading Pamela Chesser is NIB’s 2020 National Employee of the Year


IOS Refresh

IOS devices from Apple are very popular in the blind community, so it’s no surprise the Austin Lighthouse Training Team gets frequent requests to share tips and tricks for iPhones, iPads and Macbooks. In IOSRefresh, a webinar brought to you in partnership with Northwest Hills Eye Care, the trainers are doing just that. Plus, they’re… Continue Reading IOS Refresh