Newton Nguyen, Research Assistant, Climate Sciences and Ecosystems Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Berkeley, Calif. 10/13/16

Newton Nguyen, Research Assistant, Climate Sciences and Ecosystems Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Berkeley, Calif. 10/13/16


As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Berkeley Lab interviews Newton Nguyen, a research assistant in the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division. Diagnosed with a degenerative vision condition when he was five, Newton is legally blind but says his disability has helped him better understand other peoples’ perspectives and broaden his own thinking.

Read more about Newton by clicking here.

Source: Today at Berkeley Lab – Newton Nguyen’s Vision Loss Doesn’t Slow Him Down (October 18, 2016)