A Dining in the Dark experience aims to open employers eyes to people with sight loss

Post date: 
Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Category: 
Employment

Gina Badenoch, the founder of social enterprise Capaxia, and the organiser of this event, hopes the Dining in the Dark experience will encourage guests to broaden the type of people they employ. She says it is about making us aware of how often we judge people solely on their appearance.

In the UK, almost a fifth of the working age population is disabled, according to the latest officially statistics. Globally around 470 million disabled people are of working age, yet they are far less likely than their able-bodied peers to be working.

This story from the BBC explains how the organiser of the event hopes the Dining in the Dark experience will encourage guests to broaden the type of people they employ.

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