Social Inclusion Working Group

Emma at Sightsavers.

The hidden topic: why do we struggle to discuss mental health?

Emma Mamo, from mental health charity Mind, gave a talk at Sightsavers to discuss how employers can help staff to improve their mental health.

Molly Watt.

“Assistive technology has changed my life”

Accessibility consultant Molly Watt, who has hearing and visual impairments, visited Sightsavers to explain how her iPhone helps her to live independently.

How Microsoft is championing inclusive technology

Sightsavers social inclusion coordinator Kate Bennell was inspired by a recent talk from Microsoft inclusive technology evangelist Hector Minto.

Paralympian Georgie Bullen holds a yellow sign containing the words: 'Join us at, #inthepicture'.

Paralympian Georgie Bullen shares her story

Georgie visited Sightsavers to discuss competing in London in 2012, and how the challenges of visual impairment inspired her to start her own business.

Sightsavers Social Inclusion Coordinator Kate Bennell sits at her computer, looking at a document on screen about alt text.

Testing and training: how we’re making Sightsavers more accessible

Sightsavers’ Kate Bennell tests our systems, processes and content to make sure they’re accessible, especially for people who are visually impaired.

A woman sits at a desk looking at a computer screen.

Great design and full inclusion: getting up to speed on accessibility

Sightsavers hosted a lunchtime talk by Joshua Marshall, who was the accessibility lead on the UK government’s multi-award-winning website.

Lady Jean Wilson with Sightsavers’ Kate Bennell during her visit.

Lady Jean Wilson discusses seven decades of inclusion

Our co-founder visited Sightsavers to explain how she and her husband, Sir John Wilson, established the organisation with inclusion at its heart.

Nicola Sturgeon speaking on stage at the RI World Congress in Edinburgh.

Inclusion and entertainment in Edinburgh at the RI World Congress

Three Sightsavers staff members attended the Rehabilitation International Congress, which promotes disability inclusion. Here’s what they learned.