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Equal opportunities: working in the SDC as a blind person

January 08, 2019 | annavonsury | Change Stories, SDC Experiences |

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 anna3 (2)Bildschirmfoto 2018-11-13 um 11.59.39Have you ever wondered how it would be to work in the SDC as a blind person? How would you find your office? How would you recognize your colleagues? And how would you read all the papers you receive daily? 

 

Mawoussi Mauron, SDC and Anna von Sury

Since January 2018, Mawoussi Mauron works as an academic trainee in the Conflicts and Human Rights Thematic Unit in the SDC. In a work environment in which many communications are visual, the fact that she is blind poses both challenges and opportunities for herself and her colleagues. In this blog post, we want to share the experiences of Mawoussi and her team, and how her presence has affected the work of the team.

 

Video by Leonie Pock

 

 

 

Comments to“Equal opportunities: working in the SDC as a blind person”


  1. Merci Leonie pour cette vidéo! Je trouve vous devrez publiez cette vidéo plus ouvertement. Cette un jolie example du travail à la DDC. En ce moment c’est “unlisted” sur YouTube. – Cette viéo peut donner naissane à toute une série de vidéos sur le collaborants à la DDC. Contiuez!!

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  2. Christina Stucky says:

    What an inspiring story! Have you thought of publishing it on the EDA Interactive blog and YouTube channel?

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  3. Thank you, Christina! This is an excellent idea. Will absolutetly pursue it.

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