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Lighthouse Guild Presents 2023 Awards for Outstanding Accomplishments in Vision Science, Technological Innovation, and Advocacy for People with Vision Impairment

Lighthouse Guild’s 2023 lecture and awards ceremony recognized outstanding accomplishments in vision science, technological innovation, and advocacy.

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Lighthouse Guild Presents 2023 Awards for Outstanding Accomplishments in Vision Science, Technological Innovation, and Advocacy for People with Vision Impairment
Lighthouse Guild Presents 2023 Awards for Outstanding Accomplishments in Vision Science, Technological Innovation, and Advocacy for People with Vision Impairment

Dr. Calvin W. Roberts (Host), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (Dr. Alan R. Morse Lecture in Advocacy), Saqib Shaikh (The Pisart Award in Technological Innovation) and Dr. Wiley A. Chambers (Bressler Prize in Vision Science)

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK – Community members, clients, administration and staff, gathered in Lighthouse Guild’s technology center on West 65th Street in New York City on October 19,  for its 2023 lecture and awards ceremony recognizing outstanding accomplishments in vision science, technological innovation, and advocacy. Dr. Wiley A. Chambers was awarded The Alfred W. Bressler Prize for Outstanding Advancements in Vision Scienceand spoke about  “Approving New Ophthalmic Drugs.” Mr. Saqib Shaikh, The Pisart Award in Technological Innovation spoke on the topic “Seeing AI: Empowering People with Vision Loss Through the Power of Technology,” and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, was awarded  the Dr. Alan R. Morse Lecture in Advocacy for people with vision impairment spoke about “The Importance of Advocacy for People with Disabilities.”

 
The awards were presented by Calvin W. Roberts, MD, President & CEO of Lighthouse Guild.
 
Lighthouse Guild

Lighthouse Guild provides exceptional services that inspire people who are visually impaired to attain their goals. Our podcast series, “On Tech & Vision with Dr. Cal Roberts,” offers information and insights about technological innovations that are tearing down barriers for people who are blind or visually impaired. For more information, visit Lighthouseguild.org.

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