How Businesses Can Provide Effective Access for People with Hearing Loss

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Better access could mean better profits

Janice Schacter Lintz

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Noon-1 p.m. EST

Join us for a presentation and discussion on why and how businesses should add hearing access as part of its diveristy plans. Janice Schacter Lintz (nee Landis), BS '84, discusses why adding hearing access should be part of every company's diversity plan since it adds to a company's bottom line.

About Janice Schacter Lintz
Janice is an experienced strategist and problem solver. She has worked successfully across industries on local, national, and global platforms to influence outcomes and lead to hearing innovation and technology. She is the CEO of Hearing Access & Innovations, the only company dedicated to helping the world's businesses, cultural and entertainment institutions, government agencies, and mass transit organizations improve their accessibility for hearing loss people. 

Janice leveraged her undergraduate Marketing and law degrees to transform hearing access in the US for her daughter, who has a hearing loss and others like her. Her daughter is now an investment banker in London.

Janice was a 2018 Bill and Melinda Goalkeepers Foundations Partnership with TPG Recipient, 2016 Aspen Institute Spotlight on Health Scholar. She was a member of the US Access Board's Rail and Passenger Vessel Committees. She was a member of the NYS Interagency Council for the Deaf Deaf-Blind, Hard of Hearing committee, where she was appointed twice by former Governor Paterson. In 2015, Mayor Bloomberg appointed her to the NYC Taxi of Tomorrow Committee. FCC Chairman Martin appointed her twice to the FCC's Consumer Advisory Committee. She approached Senator Warren about the hearing aid monopoly, who then introduced and passed an Over-The-Counter Hearing Aid bill with Senator Grassley. 

Janice uses global best practices since she traveled to 139 UN countries and 194 countries, territories, and unrecognized nations.