Here are short bios by the writers who have contributed to the blog posts. Click on their names to see all their posts.
I’m Claire and I have been visually impaired from birth. I have about 10% vision with a small visual field and can see shapes and colours.
I studied Languages and Philosophy as an undergraduate (including an Erasmus year abroad in Salamanca, Spain which was lots of fun) and then did a Masters in Translation and Interpreting.
I now work as a technical translator for a software company.
In my spare time, I enjoy the thrill of rock-climbing (both indoor and outdoor), discovering places and meeting new people.
My name is Belmina and I have studied behavioural sciences including sociology, psychology and pedagogy at various universities in Sweden. I’m legally blind which in my case means that I can’t see anything. Currently I’m looking for a job and have applied for a law course in employment rights.
My name is Sofia. I'm a physics researcher with a PhD in quantum physics.
I am diagnosed with albinism and see about 15%.
For my undergraduate degree, I studied theoretical physics at Imperial College London.
Aside from thinking about physics all day, I play the piano, sing in a choir and play videogames.
Hey there, I’m Nathan.
I have albinism, and my eyesight is around 20%.
I have just finished my masters degree in Computer Science and I work as a full-time software engineer in Amsterdam.
My name is Robbie and I have just completed a PhD in chemistry at University College London.
I have ocular albinism and I see about 40%.
I studied chemistry at Durham University in the UK.