The International Network of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) for the Blind and Low-Vision (BLV) was founded by Dr. Ying-Ting Chiu with Dr. M. Şahin Bülbül (co-founder) on November 19, 2021, to connect people in different countries to facilitate the growth of STEM for BLV at the international level. On February 5, 2023, the federal government of the United States determined the Network a public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) effective October 21, 2022. The Network is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Its EIN is 92-0912331.

Our Mission

To connect people worldwide who are interested or specialized in STEM for the blind and low-vision to facilitate the growth of the field as a united global community.

Our Vision

To create a world where the blind and low-vision have full access to STEM education and careers.

Our Values (E.O.A.D.)

Our logo: Four pieces of puzzles in the colors of white, red, yellow, or blue connect to one another and form a round shape.

Our Logo

Creator: I-Shan Tsai