Enterprising Jobs

When you hear the word enterprising, you usually think of entrepreneurs, or big-time executives like CEOs of companies. Entrepreneurs and CEOs are included in the enterprising job field, but this category also includes Lawyers, governmental workers, school principals, Agents for athletes are actors, any type of managerial positions. People who work in enterprising fields like to lead, and work with people either persuading, influencing, or managing them.

Matthew Shifrin

Inventor and Entrepreneur

Matthew Shifrin is a musician and inventor with a passion for providing accessible entertainment to blind audiences. Blind since birth, Matthew has been building LEGO sets since his 13th birthday when a family friend gifted him a book of instructions printed in braille.

Joe Walsh

President, Adaptive Sports New England

Joe Walsh, a visually-impaired athlete and native of Braintree, MA, holds degrees from Dartmouth College and UMass Amherst, and serves as President of Adaptive Sports New England.

Joe Quintanilla

Vice President of Development and Major Gifts, National Braille Press

Joe Quintanilla is the Vice President of Development and Major Gifts at the National Braille Press. He earned a Bachelor's in communications from Boston College and holds a certificate in professional fundraising from Boston University.

Sara Minkara

CEO, Entrepreneur, and Advocate

Sara Minkara is a blind, Muslim, first generation Lebanese American woman. She developed a new approach to inclusion to address adaptive design challenges.

Mike DeZinno

Speaker, Tradesman, Entrepreneur

Mike Dezinno was the first blind child mainstreamed into the public school system in the US. He overcame poverty while being raised in a state housing project by an immigrant single mother. He has never let blindness hold him back.

Sina Bahram

Founder and President, Prime Access Consulting, accessibility expert

Sina Bahram is the president and founder of Prime Access Consulting, an inclusive design firm that aims to make knowledge, culture, and technology available to the widest possible audience.